|Creator:||Enríquez del Castillo, Diego, 1431-1503?|
[between 1500 and 1525]
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Watermarks: unidentified hand.
Script: Written by several scribes in late Spanish bookhands with cursive and humanistic features. Some headings in large gothic display script.
Binding: Sixteenth century, Spain. Sewn on three tawed skin, slit straps, now broken, laced into channels in wooden boards. One plain wound endband is sewn on a tawed skin core, the other endband was added later. Covered in brown calf blind-tooled with concentric frames, the central panel and alternate frames filled with rope interlace. The layout of the design is the same on both boards but different small tools are used in the central panels. Spine: four fillets outlining the supports and in the center of the panels a small rope tool in the center of the compartments so formed. Two fastenings, the catches on the lower board, the clasp straps later additions. The spine is mended at head and tail; some corners repaired.
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1955 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper of Diego Enriquez del Castillo (1433-1504?), Chronicle of King Enrique IV of Castile (1425-74). With the Life of Don Juan Pacheco, Marques de Villena; Decretal texts concerning behavior of clerics; and Brief law text in Latin.
ff. i + 245 + i : paper ; 293 x 206 (232 x 155) mm.
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