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Names
Valerius Maximus (Author)
Collection

Facta et dicta memorabilia.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1480
Place Term: Rome
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 20
Notes
Ownership : Written for Cardinal Giovanni d'Aragona (d. 1485); may have passed after his death to his father, King Ferdinand I of Naples. Robert S. Holford Collection. Sir George L. Holford collection. Purchased by Rosenbach. Obtained for Spencer in 1929.

Content : 4-line to 6-line gold, red and blue initials on elaborately decorated fields. Some border designs. 1-line red, gold and blue initials. Rubrics.

Content : Above, plus library dossier and chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Gaspare da Padova, Master of the Vatican Homer

Content : J. J. G. Alexander in #tThe Painted Page# dates this to ca. 1480-5. Other notes in dossier date it to ca. 1470-1485. Art previously attributed to Lauro Padovano. Possibly made in Rome: Sanvito and Padova worked together in Rome during the 1460s-1480s.

Content : Ornate frontispiece with images of the author, Classical figures, etc. Some initials contain human or grotesque figures.

Content : Parchment

Content: 29 long lines, ruled in drypoint. Prickmarks and catchwords/quire signatures visible. Gatherings of ten except for the eighth, which has 8 folios, and the twentieth (and final) which has 9 folios.
Type of Resource
Still image
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UUID: 0a17e990-c619-012f-38d5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1480: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with lateral border design, initials, rubric." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1480. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with lateral border design, initials, rubric." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1480). Page of text with lateral border design, initials, rubric. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Page of text with lateral border design, initials, rubric.