|Creator:||Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375|
[between 1400 and 1425]
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Watermarks, in gutter: similar to Briquet Monts 11854 and unidentified mountain (?).
Script: Written by a single scribe in semi-cursive gothic bookhand, above top line. Arts. 8-18 added by one or more contemporary hands.
2-line plain initials, paragraph marks and headings, in red, throughout; some marginalia in red.
Folio 151 damaged, with loss of text.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy (?). Limp vellum case made from a document; text not legible, but docketing note visible under ultra-violet light on upper cover: "N. 167".
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1953 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper (coarse, thick) of 1) Commentary on selections from Seneca the Elder, Controversiae, beginning imperfectly in I.3. 2) 300 exempla. 3) Gualterus Angelicus, Fabulae. 4) More than 100 extracts about the Virgin Mary, and other topics. 5) Extracts about virtues and vices derived primarily from Gregory the Great, Dialogi. 6) Exempla drawn from Walter Burley, De vita et moribus philosophorum. Arts. 7-18: collection of epitaphs.
ff. i + 151 + i : paper ; 216 x 145 (165 x 100-115) mm.
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