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Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill.

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Title
Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill.
Additional title: Historiated initial with white vinestem; historiated border with white vinestem with cherubs, Roman capitals. Rubrics. Smaller initial.
Names
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo (Author)
Collection

City of God

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470 (Approximate)
Place: Florence
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 30
Topics
Writing
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Notes
Ownership: Coat of arms f. 1 unidentified. Sold by Olschki to Edward A. Parsons, who parted with it in 1932. Sold by Sotheby's (London 1933) to Goodyear. Accessioned by Spencer, 1933.
Content: De Ricci, 1341-2. Dictionary Catalog, 906. Library dossier.
Content: 40 long lines per page. Prickmarks and catchwords visible. 32 quires of ten folios each, followed by one quire of two folios.
Content: Parchment
Content: Historiated initials and borders, figures of cherubs and animals in borders, portraits in roundels.
Content: Large gold initials with white vinestem; white vinestem border. Roman capitals. Smaller initials. Rubrics.
Content: Zanobi di Strozzi
Content: Dated to ca. 1470. Similar hand in Livy ms. in library of Corvinus (Bibliotheca Corviniana, no. 162), signed Giovanni Francesco Marzi. A comparison of ms. 30 with Spencer 27, also Marzi, is inconclusive.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a964efa0-c607-012f-616a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1470. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eba4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eba4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1470). Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eba4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Initial G with St. Augustine writing; Mystic Mill.