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Cicero, Marcus Tullius (Author)

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


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500
Place Term: Italy
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 141
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 the Maffei family of Volterra; Dr. Anthony Askew sale (1785) to Michael Woodhull; his sale (1886); Howell Willis sale (1894); Sotheby sale to Leighton; Albert M. Todd sale to L.C. Harper. Wilbeforce Eames collection, bequeathed 1940.

Content : 2 scribes.

Content : 30 long lines, ruled in drypoint. Catchwords and prickings visible. Three quires of ten folios, followed by final quire with nine surviving folios; stub at end shows that this quire also originally had ten folios.

Content : Change of hands, f. 18v

Content : De Ricci, 2315. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Notes in manuscript.

Content : Parchment

Content : Stag shown in coat of arms, f. 1.

Content: Three large (5- 7- and 9-line) gold initials on blue, green and red fields. On f. 1, hierarchy of scripts with rustic capitals. 1-line red initials. Rubrics. Coat of arms.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: ddd7e3d0-c5cc-012f-38af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 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. 1401 - 1500. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e860-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e860-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1401 - 1500). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e860-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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