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De compendiosa doctrina

De compendiosa doctrina

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Creator: Nonius Marcellus, 4th cent
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Date: [ca. 1445-50]
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Script: Written in a small upright humanistic cursive script by a single scribe who began copying the text with a single line of majuscules; written below top line.
Folio 1r with partial border in upper and inner margins; white vine-stem ornament on blue, green and pink ground with grey and pale yellow dots, terminating in penwork with gold balls. At the left upper corner vine-stem ornament is inhabited by a red-winged putto being attacked by a bird. Historiated initial, 9-line, gold, against a blue, green and pink ground with white vine-stem ornament, and a medallion with the profile of a man, dressed in a red and green cap and red robes against blue ground. Numerous small initials, 4-line, gold on blue, pink and green or blue and pink rectangular grounds with white and pale yellow filigree.
Binding: Twentieth century, after 1926, England. Dark green pigskin, gold-tooled with the arms of C. H. St. John Hornby on the upper side; title on spine. Edges gilt.
Purchased from Davis and Orioli in 1955 by L. C. Witten, who sold it that same year to Thomas E. Marston.
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Manuscript on parchment of Nonius Marcellus, De compendiosa doctrina.
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ff. iii + 130 + iii : parchment ; 283 x 195 (179 x 115) mm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Object ID: 11403196
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