MS. Lat. misc. d. 85
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession): no detailed description available
including copies of drawings by Ciriaco d'Ancona
21 lines; but occasionally over-running to ruling to give up to 23 lines on a page; in 1, sometimes 2 column(s)
Humanistic capitals and italic script, in brown and pink inks. Written by Bartolomeo Fonzio.
Fine miniatures (mostly wash drawings). In the style of the school of Botticelli. (P&A ii. 329, pl. XXX)
Miniatures depicting a Castel sant'Angelo, Rome (fol. 63r), an elephant (fol. 72v), a giraffe (fol. 73r), classical capitals, arcades and other classical remains and sculptures and inscriptions seen in Rome (fols. 132v-153r, 161v)
Bound in plain parchment over thin pasteboards; the spine inscribed 'Noti|zie | Belle | e | nece[...] | [...] | Anti[qu?..] | di | Roma'; the brown leather case lettered in gilt on the spine 'COLLECTANEA | EPIGRAPHICA | SAECULI XV.'