Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library > Doctrinale
- Alexander, de Villa Dei
- Published / Created
- [between 1400 and 1425]
- Publication Place
- Northern Italy,
Manuscript on parchment of Alexander of Villa Dei, Doctrinale.
Binding: Nineteenth century, England. Light brown leather, gold-tooled. Gilt edges. Rebacked. Title on spine: "Alexander de Villa Dei Doctrinale. MS: In Memb". Bound for Henry Drury by C. Lewis in 1820.
One historiated initial, f. 1r, 6-line, pink, red, and green with white filigree on gold ground thinly edged in black, with a half-length portrait of a teacher in red robes and a red cap holding a book, against a blue ground with white filigree. In the lower margin arms of the Pesaro family of Venice (per pale indented or and azure), framed by scrolling acanthus, green, red, blue, and pink. Plain initials and paragraph marks both alternate blue and red. Headings in red.
Script: Written in round gothic bookhand by a single scribe, below top line.
- ff. i + i + 54 + i + i : parchment ; 264 x 184 (162 x 95) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Marston MS 64
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
coats of arms (AAT)
Languages (Study discipline)
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Alexander of Villa Dei, Doctrinale. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 64.
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