Ab Urbe Condita
[Late 15th or early 16th century]
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Written in 31 long lines; double vertical bounding lines; ruled in lead.
On f. 1r: the initial F historiated with a view of Rome, full-page illuminated border in gold and colors into which are introduced the Trivulzio arms of Milan.
Initial on f. 2r damaged by crease.
f. 335r heavily creased.
Note in the hand of M. Wodhull (f. ii recto): "This appears to be the very Book which I saw Sir W. Burrell purchase in Dr. Askew's manuscript Auction No. 482 for thirty two Guineas; in Sir W. Burrell's Auction May 1796 it is said to have gone for about five, No. 657. The note in 'Bib. Askev. manuscripta' is: 'ex Panormo in Sicilia hunc cod. adduxit secum Cl. Askevius,' & '300 Annor. MSS longe pulcherrimus.'"
Binding: s. xviii. Brown leather, gold-tooled, edges marbled and gilt, rebacked, with T. LIVII DECAS PRIMA on spine.
ff. 336-340 blank, not digitized.
Written in Milan in the late 15th or early 16th century; arms of the Trivulzio family of Milan on f. 1r. According to A. C. de la Mare it is presumably part of the same set of Livy as Vienna Nationalbibl.
ff. [iv] (paper) + 336 + [v] (paper)
358 x 252 (227 x 160) mm.
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