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Page of text with catchword and 1-line red and gold placemarker.

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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: d514ebe0-c5cc-012f-c76a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with catchword and 1-line red and gold placemarker." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1470. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e855-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with catchword and 1-line red and gold placemarker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e855-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1470). Page of text with catchword and 1-line red and gold placemarker. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e855-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Page of text with catchword and 1-line red and gold placemarker.