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Letters and treatises

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Creator: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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Script: Copied by one hand in Humanistica Textualis with elements of Southern Gothica Textualis. Running headlines in rapid Gothico-Humanistica Cursiva on ff. ...... . The scribe Dominicus (or Donatus?) de Attavantis (see f. 238v) is not recorded.
Pale red headings; pale red numbering of the letters in artt.1-111. 2-line plain initials (Capitalis) in ... at the opening of the various texts (3-line initial at the opening of art. 112). On f. 1r 8-line historiated white vinestem initial D (Jerome writing in his study), incorporated in a three-margins left border in the same style, featuring birds, a putto, a theatre mask and in the lower horizontal section a coat of arms (altered?) held by two putti.
Binding: Seventeenth Century (?). Brown leather over pasteboard, the front and rear cover decorated with gold-tooled frames.
Some errors in contemporary foliation.
Physical Description:
ff. i + 240 + i : parchment.
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Object ID: 10563077
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