Legenda di San Giusto Paladino di Francia
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- Legenda di San Giusto Paladino di Francia
- Published / Created
- ca. 1460?
- Publication Place
- Italy (Venice?)
Manuscript on paper of anonymous epic in ottava rima dealing with San Giusto paladin of Charlemagne. The dialect is North Italian, probably Venetian. Copied by one hand in bold Southern Gothica Textualis Formata (but f and straight s slightly descending below the base-line), with majuscules under strong Humanistic influence.
Binder's blanks at end uncut, not scanned.
Binding: Eighteenth-century. White parchment over cardboard. Spine with red leather title-label with gold-tooled inscription "LE BATTAGL. DI J. PALLAD. CON IL DEMONIO. MS. 1400". Marbled endpapers and red and blue sprinkled edges.
The first letter of each verse heightened with yellow. Red plain initials (3-4 lines) at the head of each Book (no space had been provided for the last one).
200 x 130 mm.
ff. ii + 78 + ii
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 615
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