Historia florentina

Creator:
Bracciolini, Jacopo, 1441-1478
Bracciolini, Poggio, 1380-1459
Published/Created:
Italy (Florence),
1475.
Physical Description:
ff. i + 140 + i : paper ; 336 x 235 (225 x 126) mm.
Notes:
Blanks (modern flyleaves) not digitized.
Watermarks: similar to Briquet Chapeau 3387.
Script: Written in sloping humanistic bookhand with cursive elements.
Illuminated initial in gold, f. 1r, 10-line, infilled and surrounded by flowers in rose and blue (yellow centers), rayed gold discs, winding green stems and leaves, and hair-line decoration. Gold initial, f. 3r, 6-line, on ground composed of blue, green, and rose panels, all decorated with gold scroll designs. Headings in red rustic capitals.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Diced brown calf spine, blind- and gold-tooled, with Strozzi arms and "Poggio istoria tradotta da Iacopo suo figlio" and "M. S. Cartaceo del S. XV". Blue and white decorated paper sides.
Purchased from Davis and Orioli in 1963 by L. C. Witten from whom it was acquired, 22 April 1964, with funds from Edwin J. Beinecke and the Albert H. Childs Fund.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper (lightly burnished) of Poggio Bracciolini, Historia Florentina, translated into Italian by his son Jacopo. With Prefatory letter of Jacopo di Poggio to Federico da Montefeltro.
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Italian literature--15th century
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Florence (Italy)--History
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 321
Orbis Record:
9787839
Orbis Barcode:
39002091596941
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1443156
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 321.
Poggio Bracciolini, Historia Florentina. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10269852
PID:
digcoll:3763772

Number of Pages: 285
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