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Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1301 - 1400 (Approximate)
Place: Italy?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 157
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
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 229b03e0-c5cd-012f-c829-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1301: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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 September 29, 2016. 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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