|Creator:||Bonisoli, Ognibene, ca. 1412-1474|
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Watermarks: Part I: similar to Briquet Oiseau 12128 and 12130. Part II: similar in general design to Harlfinger Balance 31.
Script: Part I (ff. 1-30): Written by a single scribe in humanistic cursive, below top line. Part II (ff. 31-80): Arts. 2-4 in humanistic cursive, below top line; art. 5 in a more formal humanistic bookhand.
Part I: Plain intials (1-line), headings, initial strokes, and marginalia in red. Part II: Arts. 2-4: plain initials, headings, and initial strokes in red.
Binding: Fifteenth century, Italy. Two pairs of tunnels in the edges of the boards, and the supports laced into one or the other of them to channels in the outside and nailed. Partly resewn. Boards sharply bevelled, with the fore-edge bevel broken off the upper board. Quarter vellum binding, a later addition. Title in ink on lower board, partially visible under ultra-violet light: "Vita Vergilii [another word illegible]/ Documenta". Later title in ink on spine: "Varia man. scr./ vetera" and what appears to be a monogram or shelf-mark with letters I, F, O, T, H in ink on vellum addition.
Manuscript on paper, composed in two parts, of 1) Unidentified grammatical text. 2) Vita virgiliana. 3) Preface to Servius' In Vergilii Aeneidos libros Commentarius. 4) Leonicenus Omnibonus (ca. 1412-ca.1480), De arte metrica. 5) Ps.-Lentulus, Epistola de conditione Domini nostri Iesu Christi.
ff. 80 : paper ; ca. 205 x 129 (129 x 72) mm.
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