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Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.

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Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 1460?
Place Term: Ferrara, Italy
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 124
Topics
Flowers
Creation
God
Rabbits
Notes
Ownership : Coat of arms of Roverella family, f. 11.

Content : "Borso d'Este" artists

Content : 1-line red and blue initials. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger red and blue initials on gold fields. Floreate borders. Rubrics. On f. 1, red initial with blue penwork. On ff. 526-30, blue and gold initials and "rubrics."

Content : 25 lines per page in two columns (long lines ff. 1-2v); ruled in pencil. Catchwords visible. Quinternions are the norm.

Content : 3 scribes?: A, ff. 3-525; B, ff. 1-2v; C, ff. 526-530v

Content : 46 small miniatures and historiated initials. Some borders contain animal figures.

Content : Catalog dates to ca. 1450; Dr. Guest to ca. 1460? Dictionary catalog attributes miniatures, borders and coat of arms to "Borso d'Este" artists.

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

Content : Included above are rubrics and incipits of main text (f. 11) and texts in other hands (ff. 1-2v and 526-30v). Explicit is final lines in manuscript, on 530v. See photos.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
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UUID: 21358750-c622-012f-5eb2-58d385a7bc34

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

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed37-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text. Elaborate border design with coat of arms and a rabbit. Historiated initial of God creating the world.