|Creator:||Alexander, de Villa Dei|
[between 1400 and 1425]
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Script: Written in round gothic bookhand by a single scribe, below top line.
One historiated initial, f. 1r, 6-line, pink, red, and green with white filigree on gold ground thinly edged in black, with a half-length portrait of a teacher in red robes and a red cap holding a book, against a blue ground with white filigree. In the lower margin arms of the Pesaro family of Venice (per pale indented or and azure), framed by scrolling acanthus, green, red, blue, and pink. Plain initials and paragraph marks both alternate blue and red. Headings in red.
Binding: Nineteenth century, England. Light brown leather, gold-tooled. Gilt edges. Rebacked. Title on spine: "Alexander de Villa Dei Doctrinale. MS: In Memb". Bound for Henry Drury by C. Lewis in 1820.
Manuscript on parchment of Alexander of Villa Dei, Doctrinale.
ff. i + i + 54 + i + i : parchment ; 264 x 184 (162 x 95) mm.
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