Script: Written in an upright italic by a single scribe. Small, 4-line, white vine initials, one to commence each work, gold, infilled with pink and green with white dots, all on a blue ground; gold dots and hairsprays. Binding: Eighteenth century. Green goatskin with red labels on spine. Delicately gold-tooled.
Manuscript on parchment of Plutarch, Vitae, translated into Latin by Leonardo Bruni.
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Beinecke MS 133
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 133. Plutarch, Vitae. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 194
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