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Facetiae

Facetiae

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Creator: Bracciolini, Poggio, 1380-1459
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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Watermarks: similar to Briquet Lettre S 9050; watermark on back pastedown similar to Briquet Fleur 6596-97, 99 and 6602.
Script: Written in a round humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, below top line.
One illuminated initial on f. 1r, 6-line, gold against deep red, green, and blue cusped ground with white filigree and white dots. From left corners penwork sprays issuing forth into inner margin, with blue and red blossoms and green leaves. Plain initials, placed between vertical rulings, alternate blue and red, some omitted.
Binding: Sixteenth century, Italy. Backs of quires cut in V's. Brown goatskin case faintly blind-tooled with concentric frames and spiralling dragon motifs that incorporate flowers and long beaked birds. Rebacked.
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Manuscript on paper of Poggio Bracciolini, Facetiae.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 37 : paper ; 226 x 157 (147 x 95) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11403217
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