|Creator:||Tibullus Catullus, Gaius Valerius|
[between 1450 and 1500]
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Watermarks similar to Briquet Fleur 6690, Harlfinger Fleur 108 (lower example), Harlfinger Fer a cheval 5 (but with cross), Briquet Tour 15865, Harlfinger Monts 78; unidentified watermarks: mountain, ladder, full-bodied unicorn, letter R.
Script: Written by two scribes in humanistic script. Scribe 1) ff. 1r-20v; Scribe 2) ff. 21r-88r. Marginal notations in several contemporary hands.
Two inelegant black initials (ff. 1r, 41r) with vine-work ornament on red and blue ground. Simple red initials, some with penwork designs, mark the beginning of each poem. Headings and initial strokes, in red, throughout.
Many leaves stained and/or repaired.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Brown calf spine and small corners with marbled paper sides.
Manuscript on paper of poems by Tibullus and Catullus. With Life of Tibullus and epitaph.
ff. i + 90 : paper ; 210 x 142 (142 x 80) mm.
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