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Explicit, small initials, linefillers, and early modern notes.

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

Lapidary

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1450
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 161
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 : From the library of Pierre Courtoys "escuyer seigneur de Vattimond." Acquired 1986.

Content : 1 scribe

Content : 6-line opening initial in gold, blue and red. 1-line, 2-line and 4-line alternating red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into margins. Red and blue linefillers.

Content : Animal heads among interlace work of opening initial.

Content : Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : Early modern signatures, notes and pentrials throughout.

Content : Parchment

Content : This unpublished text begins like the better-known Lapidary of King Phillip but without mention of king or patron. Text includes description of the 12 biblical stones, the powers of those stones, and the power of engraved images found on stones.

Content: 24 lines per page, ruled in pencil, one catchword visible. One quire of twelve folios, one quire of two folios (1+1), and one quire of eight folios.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 37f8baa0-c5cd-012f-b20c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit, small initials, linefillers, and early modern notes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1450. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit, small initials, linefillers, and early modern notes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1450). Explicit, small initials, linefillers, and early modern notes. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit, small initials, linefillers, and early modern notes.