[between 1400 and 1500]
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Script: Written by one person in round gothic bookhand; additions by a later hand.
Small plain initials, in red, mark beginning of each section; headings, paragraph marks, some strokes on initials in red.
Binding: Fifteenth century. Sewn on two tawed, slit straps laid in a channel and nailed in square, flush wooden boards. The spine is square. Covered in reddish brown leather with corner turn-in tongues. Decorated with a blind-tooled panel of interlaced rope work and green dots in circles inside concentric borders. A catch on the lower board and a cloth strap (velvet?) attached to the upper with star-headed nails. Strap wanting, otherwise intact.
Belonged to David Wagstaff; presented to Yale by Mrs. David Wagstaff in 1943.
Manuscript on paper (watermarks: unidentified, in gutter; outer and inner bifolios reinforced with parchment strips) of Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia equorum.
ff. 36 : paper ; 217 x 152 (157 x 101) mm.
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