|Creator:||Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375|
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Watermarks: similar to Briquet Monts 11854.
Script: Written in fere-humanistic script by a single scribe, above top line.
Plain red initial, 5-line, f. 1r; space unfilled for 10-line initial, f. 8r. Plain red initials, 3- to 1-line, throughout. Paragraph marks in red, in art. 1. Rubrics throughout, except f. 1r.
First folio torn with loss of lower third of leaf; beginning and end of manuscript stained; some stains and wormholes affect text.
Binding: Eighteenth century, France (?). Brown, mottled sheepskin. Two blackish green labels (probably later additions) on gold-tooled spine: "Petrarchae Itinerarium" and "Boccatius De Montibus et Fluuiis." Contemporary green gold-tooled label on upper cover: "Fr. Petrachi. Itinerarium J. Bouatii. De. Flauiis. M. S. 1434."
From the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 1025). Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1949 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper, with parchment for inner and outer bifolia, of 1) Petrarch, Itinerarium breve de Ianua usque ad Ierusalem et Terram sanctam. 2) Boccaccio, De montibus, silvis, fontibus...
ff. ii + 70 + ii : paper ; 289 x 220 (225 x 150) mm.
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