Novellae

Creator:
Morlini, Girolamo, 16th cent, creator
Published/Created:
Italy
16--
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 86 + ii : paper ; 300 x 200 mm.
Notes:
Manuscript on paper of Girolamo Morlini (c. 1480-after 1528), Novellae. The manuscript is a line per line copy of the edition Naples, Giovanni Pasquet de Sallo, 1520. Except for the handwriting, it reproduces all the features of its printed model, including frontispiece woodcut, foliation and signatures. Soon after its publication the book was suppressed because of the obscenities many Novellae contain. Numerous pages are damaged by the acid ink. Copied by one hand in clear Humanistica Cursiva; titles in Capitalis.
Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps, MS 22347. Purchased 1989 from H.P. Kraus (New York) on the Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper Fund in memory of Lathrop Colgate Harper, litt. d.
2-line initials (Capitalis) in black ink. Renaissance initial in pen and ink on f. 2r; space for an initial, with guide-letter, on f. 4r. The frontispiece is a pen-and-ink copy of the original woodcut, showing the author in his study, seated at his desk, with a clock and an armillary sphere, under a starry sky with sun and moon.
Binding: Paper (or thin parchment) over pasteboard; on the spine gold-tooled bordeaux leather label with the title MORLINI. / NOVEL.. Mark of a red seal on the rear cover.
Cite as: Girolamo Morlini, Novellae. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin literature, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Topics:
Morlini, Girolamo, 16th cent
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 723
Orbis Record:
9661604
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599572
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10609587
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998978
PID:
digcoll:3702973