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Large initial with miniature and grotesques. Full border design. Coat of arms. Blue rubric. Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau.

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Large initial with miniature and grotesques.  Full border design.  Coat of arms.  Blue rubric.  Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau.

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Title
Large initial with miniature and grotesques. Full border design. Coat of arms. Blue rubric. Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau.
Names
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

officiis; Paradoxa; De amicitia; De senectute

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470 (Approximate)
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 139
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Arms of first owner f. 1 (possibly Minio of Venice or Valmerana of Vicenza). Stamp of Antoine Moriau, Paris (ca. 1750). Henry Allen collection; Samuel Allen sale (1920. Obtained by Wilberforce Eames in 1926 from W. M. Voynich. Bequeathed by Eames, 1940.
Content: De Ricci, 2315. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: 21 long lines, ruled in light pencil, catchwords visible, occasional prickings visible. 28 quires of 8 folios.
Content: Parchment
Content: Miniature in 10-line initial, f. 1. Initial formed by gold grotesques.
Content: Full border on f. 1, quarter-borders on opening page of later texts. Initial f. 1 on red and blue field. Coat of arms. 2-line and 3-line initials in gold, red, and blue. 1-line placemarkers in gold, red, blue. Rubrics in red and blue. Names of texts.
Content: Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this manuscript ca. 1470.
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: De Officiis (3 books), ff. 1-136. Paradoxa, ff. 137-154v. De amicitia, ff. 155-190v. De Senectute, ff. 191-224v.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d2d08270-c5cc-012f-8e93-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large initial with miniature and grotesques. Full border design. Coat of arms. Blue rubric. Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1470. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e852-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large initial with miniature and grotesques. Full border design. Coat of arms. Blue rubric. Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e852-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1470). Large initial with miniature and grotesques. Full border design. Coat of arms. Blue rubric. Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e852-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Large initial with miniature and grotesques.  Full border design.  Coat of arms.  Blue rubric.  Opening of De officiis. Stamp of library of Antoine Moriau.