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Script: Copied by two hands, both writing a very small Humanistica Cursiva Libraria: A (ff. 1r-65r) and B (ff. 70r-78v).
There is little consistency in the decoration. Headings, partly in Capitalis, in red or black (often missing). Opening words or lines in Capitalis. On f. 22v-26r the majuscules are stroked in red; plain red initials somewhat imitating Romanesque models ff. 22v-25r. All other initials (2-3 lines) have guide letters in the margin but were not executed. Curious pointing hands with sleeves in the margins of the Biblical texts.
Binding: Contemporary binding without leather covers or spine: bevelled beach boards (too small for the codex), worm-eaten, sewn onto three double leather thongs; remains of one clasp attached to the front board, with brass catch on the rear board. Front endleaves: large fragment of a Latin document on parchment that mentions church officials, written in Gothica Cursiva Libraria, dated 1431-1443. The rear endleaves are a fragment of a pattern sheet on parchment, probably from the papal chancery, containing short and longer quotations from papal bulls and other documents, some of doubtful authenticity, in various types of calligraphic script.
ff. 66-69 blank and uncut.
Manuscript on paper of 1) Proverbs. 2) Ecclesiastes. 3) Canticles. 4) Wisdom of Solomon. 5) Wisdom of Jesus the son of Sirach. 6) Laurentius Valla (Lorenzo della Valle, 1407-1457), Encomium sancti Thomae Aquinatis. Oration pronounced 8 March 1457. 7) Gaspar Veronensis (Gaspare da Verona, c. 1400-1474), Oration held in the church of St. Eustachius, see of the Studio Romano, in October 1459 or 1469, dealing with rhetoric, Latin literature and the various sciences. 8) Gaspar Veronensis (Gaspare da Verona), Rhetorical models consisting of the opening sections of nine orations.
ff. ii + 81 + ii : paper ; 220 x 150 mm.
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