|Creator:||Alagona, Arthelouche de|
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Script: Written by Vincent Philippon in elegant upright batarde.
One undistinguished miniature (f. 1r), a falconer standing on a shallow ground, with some blue tinting for sky, set between blue and red columns with gold highlights; a blue and red band above inscribed in gold: "VRAI LVI SERAI AMI." A large coat of arms on f. ii verso (possibly a later addition and now effaced) supported by two angels with a miter above, in brown ink. One blue and red initial (f. 1r), 3- line, against a gold ground. 6- to 1-line initials throughout, brushed gold against blue or red grounds; line-endings, blue or red with gold highlights. Rubrics throughout.
Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Original sewing on three tawed, slit straps laced in and out of the boards. The spine is square. Covered in brown calf, blind-tooled with vertical lines of square and diamond shaped tools in a border of flowers in squares. Two ribbon fastenings. The upper board is broken down the center and sewn together. Half the lower board, endbands, ties and leather around the edges of the boards wanting.
Manuscript on parchment of Arthelouche de Alagona, La Fauconnerie. Text is defective from ff. 32v-33r; leaf missing after f. 32.
ff. ii + 38 : parchment ; 175 x 126 (100 x 71) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University|
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