On the front pastedown armorial bookplate of Frederick North, fifth Earl of Guilford (1766-1827). Collection of Thomas Phillipps, no. 7235. Purchased on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund. Binding: Eighteenth-century. Half parchment over pasteboard, covered with brown and blue marbled paper. On the spine brownish red leather label with the gold-tooled title VITA D'ALESSAND. VI. / MS. and small paper label with the number of the Phillipps collection. Life of Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Manuscript on paper of Anonymous biography of Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia, 1430-1503). Copied by one hand in rapid Humanistica Cursiva.
Biography -- 16th century Italian literature -- 16th century Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
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Related Exhibit or Resource:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 741
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 155
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