Script: Art. 2 is copied by one hand writing Humanistica Cursiva Currens (Libraria on the first pages), s. XVIin. Art. 3 is by another hand writing the same type of script (Currens). Art. 1 is written in Humanistica Cursiva Libraria s. XVI/XVII, most headings in art. 2 by the same hand in less careful script. Guide letters and spaces for 2-line initials (for a 3-line initial on f. 1r and in some other places) have been provided; no initials were executed. Binding: Eighteenth century. Undecorated yellow parchment over pasteboard. On the spine dark red leather gold-tooled title label with inscription: “CRON. URB. BRIX. / PER MAG. JAC. / DE / MALVET. BRIX. / MS.” Below this label traces of an oval label. Endleaves in decorated paper printed with floral ornament in pink and gold. Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps. Purchased on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund. ff. 145-192 blank, not digitized.
Manuscript on paper of Iacobus de Malvetiis (Jacopo Malvezzi, d. after 1432), Chronicon Brixianum. History of Brescia from its mythical foundation by Hercules up to 15 June 1332. With Prologue added ca. 1600.
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Beinecke MS 848
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Jacopo Malvezzi, Chronicle of Brescia. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 318
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