Manuscript on paper. Written by several scribes using various scripts, ranging from humanist miniscule to gothic bastarda and bookhand. Numerous marginal notes in contemporary and later hands, often concerning exemplars. Formerly in the libraries of the Earl of Guilford and Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 6899; shelf number on label on spine). Some initials and headings in red. Initial and marginal ornamentation on f. 15r in pink, yellow, and olive green. Marginal design on f. 16v in violet and yellow. Ornate pen initials on f. 158r, 207r, and 229r. Smaller initials and rubrics in violet and red throughout. Binding: Eighteenth-century half leather over boards. Cite as: Excerpts from the New Testament, Etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Robert G. Babcock and Mark L. Sosower, Learning from the Greeks: An Exhibition Commemorating the Five-Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Aldine Press (New Haven, CT: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 1994), p. 13, no. 8. ff. 6v-12v, 122v-123v, 152v-157v, 206r-v blank, not digitized.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) Latin
Archives or Manuscripts
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Related Exhibit or Resource:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 714
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 507
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