BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
THE JAMES MARSHALL AND MARIE-LOUISE OSBORN
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.
Libro delle pistole : 1393 May 20
62 L. +2 L. ; 29 cm. x 21 cm.
Manuscript on parchment in a semi-gothic cursive bookhand of an Italian
translation of the Heroides.
Large historiated initial "A" depicting Ovid writing at his desk, set
illuminated border on f. 1.
With catchwords and contemporary foliation. Some catchwords
embellished with line drawings in ink.
List of contents in a contemporary hand on verso of front flyleaf.
Scribal annotation on rear flyleaf: "Questo libro ascripto belloncio
gherardi finito ogi questo di xx dimaggio a ore xxi 1/2. 1393"
Partially effaced ownership inscription on rear flyleaf:
"1487....[Nicholas de Bernardo?]"
Phillipps MS 11865. (Number and ownership stamp on rear flyleaf.)
Binding: Middle Hill paper boards, grey.
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.--Translations.
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872--Ownership.
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