|Creator:||Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D|
1393 May 20
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Large historiated initial "A" depicting Ovid writing at his desk, set within illuminated border on f. 1.
With catchwords and contemporary foliation. Some catchwords embellished with line drawings in ink.
List of contents in a contemporary hand on verso of front flyleaf.
Scribal annotation on rear flyleaf: "Questo libro ascripto belloncio gherardi finito ogi questo di xx di maggio a ore xxi 1/2. 1393."
Partially effaced ownership inscription on rear flyleaf: "1487....[Nicholas de Bernardo?]"
Phillipps MS 11865. (Number and ownership stamp on rear flyleaf.)
Binding: Middle Hill paper boards, grey.
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 1993.
Manuscript on parchment in a semi-gothic cursive bookhand of an Italian translation of the Heroides.
1 vol. (62 l. + 2 l.) ; 29 cm. x. 21 cm.
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