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Page of text with 1-line gold initials and catchword.

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Names
Petrarca, Francesco (1304-1374) (Author)
Majorana, Cristoforo (fl. ca. 1480-1494) (Artist)
Collection

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

Petrarch

Rerum vulgarium fragmenta or Canzoniere.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place Term: Naples
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 87
Notes
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 : Unidentified coat of arms on f. 64, Owned 1593 by Marchese Caracciolo of Sirino. Rev. Thomas Crofts sale (1783); bought 1785 by Sir John Peachey; Lord Selsey sale 1872 to Quaritch; Lenox collection.

Content : Above, and library dossier.

Content : There are two sets of pencil foliation; the underlined set is used here.

Content : 1- and 2-line gold initials on red, green, blue or purple fields. 1-line red initials. Rubrics.

Content : 29 long lines per page, ruled in light brown, catchwords visible.

Content : Cristoforo Majorana

Content : Foliation underlined in red is used in this description.

Content : Parchment

Content: Six miniatures. Elaborate illuminated borders in "antique" architectural style with title pages on stained leaves.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: d554f8e0-c5cb-012f-04d4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1304: Creator Born
  • 1374: Creator Died
  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with 1-line gold initials and catchword." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e622-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with 1-line gold initials and catchword." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e622-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Page of text with 1-line gold initials and catchword. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e622-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Page of text with 1-line gold initials and catchword.