|Creator:||Gaspare, da Verona, ca. 1400-1474|
[between 1450 and 1500]
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Watermarks, buried in gutter: similar in design to Briquet Fleur 6647-49, Briquet Croix grecque 5576 and Piccard Kreuz II.607, Piccard Einhorn III.1648.
Script: Written in humanistic cursive script with gothic features by a single scribe, above top line.
Plain red initials, 3- to 1-line, throughout. Guide letters for initials in margin.
Binding: Fifteenth century, Italy. Parchment stays adhered inside each quire. Original wound sewing on three tawed skin, slit straps laced through tunnels in the edge to channels on the outside of beech boards and nailed. A natural color endband, caught up on the spine, is sewn on a tawed skin core which is laid in grooves on the outside of the boards and pegged. Tied down through brown leather. Quarter bound in mottled brown tawed skin cut out around the head and tail supports. Two fastenings, the leaf-shaped catches (wanting) on the lower board, the upper one cut in for the red fabric straps. The letter R written in ink on head edge.
ff. 53v-60r blank, not digitized.
Manuscript on paper of Gaspare da Verona, Regulae de constructione.
ff. 60 : paper ; 214 x 143 (138 x 84) mm.
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