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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo (Author)

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

Theorica speculatio.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1499
Place Term: France?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 54
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 : Miniature on f. 1 has Crequy arms. R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 18-23 long lines, ruled in light red pencil, catchwords visible.

Content : 2- and 1-line blue and gold initials with red and blue opposing color penwork. More elaborate 4-line gold and blue initials with puzzle design. Red, gold and blue linefillers. Rubrics.

Content : At least 2 scribes: A, ff. 1-156; B, ff. 161-247v (but ff. 179-190, 243-247v different?

Content : De Ricci, 1323. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Parchment

Content : Two miniatures: f. 1 shows Augustine; f. 177v shows God, angels, evangelist symbols.

Content: With prayers.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 77669510-c5cb-012f-9155-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 14, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1499). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ec-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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