Manuscript fragment on parchment of Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Decamerone, 7.8,
30-50 and Decamerone, 7.9, 1-5.
Script: Copied by one hand in Southern Gothica Semitextualis Libraria.
Heading (f. 1v) in red ink, opening with a 2-line blue flourished initial with red
penwork; the text below is decorated with two 5-line flourished initials alternately
in blue and red, with developed penwork in the contrasting colour extending into the
Binding: The leaf has been used as a cover for an archival register (?), the upper
part of f. 1r being the front cover. It carries the inscriptions "A", "Gioan Giacomo
Boccaccio, Decamerone. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Italian literature -- To 1400.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- 15th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.