[between 1460 and 1470?]
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Written by a single scribe in careful humanistic cursive, above top line.
Folio 1r illuminated by Francesco d'Antonio del Chierico. Full border, partially rubbed, of white vine-stem ornament curling around a thin gold bar against blue, green and pink ground. In outer border, a medallion, framed in gold, with profile of a young man against blue ground. In lower border a wreathed medallion, framed by two circles of gold with partially erased arms. Medallion supported by six green and red winged putti. The entire border inhabited by a large number of putti playing among the vine stem, various birds and three does. Illuminated initial, 3-line, joined to the border, gold against blue, green and pink ground with white vine-stem ornament inhabited by a seated putto. One small illuminated initial, f. 1v, 2-line, gold against blue and pink ground with white filigree (partly rubbed). Plain initials alternate in red and blue. Guide letters for initials.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy (?). Semi-limp vellum case.
Manuscript on parchment of an anonymous Latin grammar, with some Italian translations.
ff. i + 76 + i : parchment ; 165 x 115 (105 x 58) mm.
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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