On parchment Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand. Copied in Italy, perhaps in Rome, in 1456 (see colophon in art. 1) by the humanist Stefano Guarnieri probably for his personal use Imperfect: Water stained at end, f. 57 marginalia excised at fore-edge margin. Script: Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand. One illuminated initial, 6-line, on f. 28r, gold against blue, green and deep red ground with white vine-stem ornament, joined to a partial border, white vine-stem ornament curling around a thin gold bar on blue, green and deep red ground with white dots on blue, grey on red and pale yellow on green. Headings and running titles in red. Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound in the same bindery for the Guarnieri-Balleani library (Iesi) as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 86, 182, 212. Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1959 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on parchment (warped and stained by moisture) of Cicero, De divinatione.
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Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De divinatione Guarnieri, Stefano--Manuscripts
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Marston MS 181
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 181. Cicero, De Divinatione. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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