|Creator:||Giles, of Rome, Archbishop of Bourges, ca. 1243-1316|
[between 1300 and 1325]
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Script: Written by multiple scribes in small gothic bookhand.
Divided intials, red and blue, 6- to 5-line, with pen flourishes in red and blue, mark major text divisions; initial on f. 1r has simple border extending down inner margin. Small initials, 3- to 2-line, alternate red and blue, with penwork flourishes in opposite color. Headings (some missing) and running headlines in red. Paragraph marks alternate red and blue. Notes to rubricator.
Binding: Nineteenth century, France. Black goatskin, blind-tooled, with gold-tooled doublures. Bound by L. Magnin, Lyon. Stains from fore-edge clasps of earlier binding on early parchment flyleaf.
Purchased from Emile Rossignol of Paris in 1958 by L. C. Witten, who sold it in 1959 to Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on parchment (poor quality, pieced) of Aegidius Romanus, De regimine principum.
ff. iii + i + 179 + iii : parchment ; 175 x 130 (125 x 88) mm.
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