De prima guerra punica, etc.

Creator:
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444
Published/Created:
Italy
[between 1425 and 1450]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 60 + ii : paper ; 288 x 213 (190 x 115) mm.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
Watermarks: similar to Briquet Monts 11684.
Script: Written by two scribes: ff. 1r-51v in humanistic semi-cursive script, above top line; ff. 51v-59v in fere-humanistic script, above top line.
Decoration of poor quality: 12-line divided initial in red and blue, f. 1r; 5-line blue initial with red penwork decoration, f. 51v; 5-line divided initial red and blue, f. 51r. Plain red and blue initials, 4- to 3-line, alternate throughout. Headings in bright red.
Binding: Twentieth century, England (?). Hard-grained, brown leather case. Gold-tooled title and date on spine: "L. Bruni Guerra Punica/ Vite di Dante e Petrarca/ MS. Sec. XV". Bright blue marbled edges.
Purchased from H. P. Kraus in 1957 by Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Leonardo Bruni, La prima guerra punica, in an anonymous Italian translation. 2) Leonardo Bruni, Vita di Dante. 3) Leonardo Bruni, Vita di Francesco Petrarca.
Topics:
Biography--Middle Ages, 500-1500
Literature, Medieval--Translations
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Punic wars
Topics:
Dante Alighieri,--1265-1321
Petrarca, Francesco,--1304-1374
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 149
Orbis Record:
9810965
Orbis Barcode:
39002104684544
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1030977
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 149.
Leonardo Bruni, De Prima Guerra Punica, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2005485
PID:
digcoll:3343728

Number of Pages: 128
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