|Creator:||Guarino, Veronese, 1374-1460|
[between 1425 and 1450]
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Script: Written in humanistic bookhand, below top line; marginal annotations in humanistic cursive.
One illuminated initial of poor quality, f. 1r, 11-line, purple with white filigree on gold and blue ground; filled with a stylized flower red and green with white filigree, upper terminal extending into pen-and-ink inkspray with gold balls and a mauve flower in upper border; pen-and-ink flourish with gold balls, ending in a bird's head, mauve, green and blue. Plain initials and paragraph marks alternate in blue and red; headings in red. Arms of the Valaresso family of Venice in lower border (azure, 3 bars gemelles or); partially effaced arms of Cardinal Bessarion in outer margin (azure, a cross botonny gules, a chief or; crest, cardinal's hat and crozier).
Binding: Nineteenth century (?). Rigid vellum case. Remains of a brick red label.
Bookplate of Thomas E. Marston; the date and source of acquisition unknown.
Manuscript on parchment of Guarino of Verona, 1) Regulae grammaticales. 2) De orthographia. 3) Carmina differentialia.
ff. ii + 28 + ii : parchment ; 210 x 140 (136 x 86-89) mm.
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