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Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1475 - 1499
Place Term: Delft? Netherlands
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 31
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Owned by Jacques Rosenthal; afterwards in collection of Joseph Martini. Purchased for Spencer at Martini sale, 1934.

Content : 1 hand, plus noting hands on last 2 folios

Content : 16 long lines per page (18 lines in calendar), ruled in light red pencil, prickings visible.

Content : 6-line and 3-line gold, blue or pink initials on gold, blue and pink fields. 2-line and 1-line alternating blue and gold initials with red and purple penwork. Rubrics, pale yellow daubs as placemarkers.

Content : Classmark formerly De Ricci Ms. 31

Content : De Ricci, 1320. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Dr. Guest places this in Holland. Both Guest and De Ricci date it to ca. 1450.

Content : Needlework attached to verso of f. ii; six illuminated initials. Animal figure in border, f. 13.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 4145c410-c5cb-012f-6abd-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1475: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1475 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1475 - 1499). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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