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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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Names
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (Author)
Collection

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

officiis; Paradoxa; De amicitia; De senectute

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 139
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 : 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
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: d2d08270-c5cc-012f-8e93-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 April 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e852-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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.