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Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial. Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque. Quire letter and foliation in lower margin.

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Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial.  Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque.  Quire letter and foliation in lower margin.

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Title
Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial. Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque. Quire letter and foliation in lower margin.
Names
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Epistolae familiares.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1447 (Questionable)
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 140
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Stamp (1775) of J.B.P.H. Caque of Reims. Sir T. Phillipps collection; Phillipps sale (1910) to Maggs; Albert M. Todd collection; his sale to L.C. Harper. Wilberforce Eames collection, bequeathed 1940.
Content: De Ricci, 2315. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Note in manuscript.
Content: De Ricci places this manuscript in France; Dr. Guest says France? Notes in manuscript place it in Italy, perhaps written by French scribe. Date: colophon mentions year when Eugenius IV and Duke of Milan died (1447) but perhaps this copied from exemplar?
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: The duke of Milan mentioned in the colophon was Filippo Maria Visconti.
Content: 44 long lines, ruled in light pencil. Prickings visible. Catchwords and quire letters/foliation visible. 11 quires of 12 folios, followed by 1 quire of 6 folios.
Content: Parchment
Content: 3-line alternating blue and red initials. Occasional larger (4- or 5-line) initials with puzzle designs, some with penwork. Rubrics.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d6bd4290-c5cc-012f-5d67-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1447: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial. Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque. Quire letter and foliation in lower margin." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1447. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e858-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial. Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque. Quire letter and foliation in lower margin." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e858-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1447). Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial. Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque. Quire letter and foliation in lower margin. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e858-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text with 5-line initial with puzzle design, rubric, and 3-line initial.  Ex libris of J.B.P.H. Caque.  Quire letter and foliation in lower margin.