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De seculo et religione

De seculo et religione

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Creator: Salutati, Coluccio., creator
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Date: 1485
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Manuscript on paper of Colucii Salutati, De seculo et religione. Folios 49 and 50 (central conjugate leaves) were reversed in binding. Produced probably in Northwestern Italy (diocese of Ivrea) by the scribe Martinus de Laurentio de Padono, in 1485 (colophon, f. 81r). Written in neat gothic cursive that shows batarde influence; first word(s) of each section executed in bold textura. Spaces for decorative initials are unfilled; guide-letters in margins.
Belonged to S. Harrison Thomson (MS 6); note inside front cover states that he purchased the manuscript in Oxford in 1926. Acquired from Thomson in 1968 with the Edwin J. and Frederick W. Beinecke Rare Book Endowment Fund.
Seventeenth-century (?) binding: Sewn on three tawed, slit strap supports, the spine lined with vellum between them. Blue and cream colored endbands. Covered with tawed skin, originally white, over flush, made boards.
Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez.
Cite as: Coluccio Salutati, De Seculo et Religione. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Manuscript on paper of Colucii Salutati, De seculo et religione.
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ff. 81 : paper ; 226 x 168 (160 x 100) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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Object ID: 9998815
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