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Historia florentina

Historia florentina

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Creator: Bracciolini, Poggio, 1380-1459 Bracciolini, Jacopo, 1441-1478
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Date: 1475.
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Description:
Blanks (modern flyleaves) not digitized.
Watermarks: similar to Briquet Chapeau 3387.
Script: Written in sloping humanistic bookhand with cursive elements.
Illuminated initial in gold, f. 1r, 10-line, infilled and surrounded by flowers in rose and blue (yellow centers), rayed gold discs, winding green stems and leaves, and hair-line decoration. Gold initial, f. 3r, 6-line, on ground composed of blue, green, and rose panels, all decorated with gold scroll designs. Headings in red rustic capitals.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Diced brown calf spine, blind- and gold-tooled, with Strozzi arms and "Poggio istoria tradotta da Iacopo suo figlio" and "M. S. Cartaceo del S. XV". Blue and white decorated paper sides.
Purchased from Davis and Orioli in 1963 by L. C. Witten from whom it was acquired, 22 April 1964, with funds from Edwin J. Beinecke and the Albert H. Childs Fund.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper (lightly burnished) of Poggio Bracciolini, Historia Florentina, translated into Italian by his son Jacopo. With Prefatory letter of Jacopo di Poggio to Federico da Montefeltro.
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ff. i + 140 + i : paper ; 336 x 235 (225 x 126) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10269852
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