|Creator:||Cicero, Marcus Tullius|
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Heading and plain initial, in red, on f. 49r only.
Written possibly in Northern Italy in the middle of the 15th century. Part II was copied by the humanist Stefano Guarnieri who never completed copying the text
Watermarks: Part I: unidentified hunting horn, in gutter. Part II, in gutter: similar in design to Briquet Fruit 7380-81.
Script: Each part written in humanistic cursive by a single scribe, above top line.
Part I: Plain initials in red or blue; heading on f. 1r in red majuscules. Part II: Heading and plain initial, in red, on f. 49r only.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound for the Guarnieri-Balleani library (Iesi) in the same bindery as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 86, 181 and probably by the same binder. Title in ink on the tail edge, mostly illegible.
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1959 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper, composed of two distinct parts. Part I (ff. 1-48): Cicero, Orator ad M. Brutum. Part II (ff. 49-114): Cicero, Orationes.
f. i + i + 114 : paper ; 210 x 145 mm.
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