Script: Written by one person in round gothic bookhand; additions by a later hand. Small plain initials, in red, mark beginning of each section; headings, paragraph marks, some strokes on initials in red. Binding: Fifteenth century. Sewn on two tawed, slit straps laid in a channel and nailed in square, flush wooden boards. The spine is square. Covered in reddish brown leather with corner turn-in tongues. Decorated with a blind-tooled panel of interlaced rope work and green dots in circles inside concentric borders. A catch on the lower board and a cloth strap (velvet?) attached to the upper with star-headed nails. Strap wanting, otherwise intact. Belonged to David Wagstaff; presented to Yale by Mrs. David Wagstaff in 1943.
Manuscript on paper (watermarks: unidentified, in gutter; outer and inner bifolios reinforced with parchment strips) of Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia equorum.
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Beinecke MS 136
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 136. Giordano Ruffo, Marescalcia Equorum. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 80
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