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Etymologiae, etc.

Etymologiae, etc.

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Creator: Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636 Hugh, of Saint-Victor, 1096?-1141 Bonaventure, Saint, Cardinal, ca. 1217-1274
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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Description:
Watermarks for both end papers and text: Piccard, Ochsenkopf XII.685, Nuremberg 1430.
Script: Written by a single scribe in running hybrida script.
Unattractive initials in red (or red and black divided) with penwork designs, dots, knobs and/or heart-shaped appendages, all in red and black. Numerous plain red initials of similar design. Headings, running headlines, chapter numbers and initial strokes in red. T-O map of the world on f. 131v in red.
Binding: 15th-16th centuries, Bohemia. Stays from 15th-century parchment manuscript. Original sewing on three double supports attached to flush, sharply bevelled wooden boards. Spine leather originally sewn around endbands. Covered in cream colored suede-like skin with very faint traces of a blind-tooled X in an outer frame. Spine: double fillets at head and tail; a neat, sewn mend near the head. Pink paper place marks on the fore edge. Two strap-and-pin fastenings, the pins on the upper board and stubs of kermes pink straps attached to lower one with flower-shaped plates. Trace of a chain attachment near head of lower board; title (mostly effaced) in gothic bookhand near head of upper board.
Purchased from H. Rosenthal in 1946 by H. P. Kraus, who sold it in 1957 to Thomas E. Marston.
2[?] preliminary leaves excised.
MS waste used in binding.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Epistolae of Isidore, Braulio and Sisibutus. 2) Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae. 3) Richardus de Wedinghausen (Richardus Praemonstratensis), Expositio missae. 4) Bonaventure, Sermo VI de assumptione Beatae Virginis Mariae. 5) Extract from Hugh of St. Victor, Didascalion IV.14. 6) List of forbidden magical arts.
Physical Description:
ff. iv + 216 + iii : paper ; 300 x 211 (238 x 160) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Dante's Volumes
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2057274
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