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


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1301 - 1400
Place Term: Italy?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 157
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 : Lord Vernon; his sale at Sotheby's (1918). Purchased in 1952 or 1953.

Content : De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : 36 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil. Catchwords visible. One quire of two folios, followed by eight quires of ten folios each.

Content : Parchment

Content : 6-line multi-colored initials on gold fields. Alternating red and blue 4-line initials with opposing color penwork, often extending far into border. Rubrics. Red and blue placemarkers. Daubs of yellow as placemarkers.

Content : De Ricci does not give a place for this manuscript; Dr. Guest suggests Italy? Notes in dossier also say that it is Italian.

Content : 1 scribe.

Content: Two pages of notes, in Italian, in modern hand, folios iv and v
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 229b03e0-c5cd-012f-c829-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1301: 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. 1301 - 1400. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1301 - 1400). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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