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


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1455
Place Term: Netherlands or Flanders
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 136
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 : Note f. 1 suggests commisioned 1455 by Henric de Mulro and Hille his wife. Charles F. Gunther sale (1925) to L.C. Harper for Wilberforce Eames. Bequeathed by Eames, 1940.

Content : De Ricci, 2314. De Ricci, Supplement, 329. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Notes in manuscript.

Content : 35 lines in two columns, ruled in pen. Very few prickings visible. Catchword, f. 139v.

Content : Parchment

Content : Alternating blue and red initials in various sizes (from 1-line to 11-line) with varying amounts of penwork. Rubrics, red daubs as placemarkers, book numbers in upper margin. On f. 2r-v red crosses serve as placemarkers.

Content: Ownership note indicates this book was commisioned or completed in 1455.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: c8b476a0-c5cc-012f-5344-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1455: Created
  • 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. 1455. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e847-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e847-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1455). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e847-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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