- Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence, 1389-1459
- Published / Created
- [between 1490 and 1500]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on paper of St. Antoninus, Confessionale.
Binding: between 1490 and 1500. Original sewing on three tawed, slit straps, kermes pink, laced through tunnels in the thickness of wooden boards into rectangular channels on their outer face. Twisted, tawed cores of plain, wound endbands laid in grooves. All supports pegged and gypsum (?) used to fill in around them. Spine lined with brown calf, wanting except under endband tie-downs. Covered in brown calf, blind-tooled with a rope interlace panel border. Corner turn-in tongues. Two catches on lower board, stubs of straps on upper. Boards worm-eaten and detached and most of the cover wanting. Minor repairs to endleaves and headband made ca. 1976.
Many ornamental capitals of various sizes, 9- to 3-line, in red and blue with purple penwork, mark each section of text; some with pale shades of yellow, peach, and purple as background. Rubrics (except toward end); red, blue, and yellow paragraph marks.
Script: Text written by one person in humanistic script; numerous marginal and interlinear notes in a slightly later hand.
Watermarks: unidentified bull's head.
- ff. ii + 120 + i : paper ; 154 x 103 (95 x 69) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 4
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 4. and St. Antoninus, Confessionale. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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