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MS. Ital. e. 9

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

Portolan
Rubric: Questo e uno portolano il quale chomincia dalle Schiuse per chosta et per Inghilterra et per ponente et va in levante circumdando tucte le coste del nostro mare per tucto la Barberia et tucte lisole ritornando allo strecto di Gibilterra et sue terre inver li beccio

Belonging to the family of so-called 'Parma- Magliabecchi' portolans, pr. K. Kretschmer, Die Italienischen Portolane (Berlin, 1909), pp. 268-358.

Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermark crossbow, cf. Briquet 761.
Extent: 92 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 155 mm.
Dimensions (written): 160 × 115 mm.

Collation

1(8), 2(12), 3(10), 4(12)-6(12), 7(14)(3 canc.), 8(14)

Layout

23 long lines.

Hand(s)

Humanist script.

Decoration

A few red initials with penwork.

Binding

Contemporary vellum binding.

History

Origin: 15th century, late ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1936.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.