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MS. Lat. misc. e. 92

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

Contents

Giovanni Mario Filelfo, Bucolica
Rubric: Buccolica Marii Philelfi

Written in three books each containing eight ecologues, and each proceded by a dedicatory poem to Cardinal Piero Riario. The title is written across the bottom edge of the pages. For other MSS. of this work see L. Agostinelli and G. Benadduci, Biografia e Bibliografia di G. M. Filelfo, Tolentino, 1899, p.52.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: Est pudor
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: crossed arrows cf. Briquet 6270, 6271; letter S cf. Briquet 9057; eagle cf. Briquet 81; shears cf. Briquet 3688.
Extent: 123 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written): 135–40 × 100 mm.

Collation

1(8)–14(8), 15(12) Catchwords.

Layout

20 long lines

Hand(s)

Humanist hand

Decoration

Spaces for initials left unfilled

Binding

Italian 15th cent. blind tooled binding on boards, the front cover and spine rebacked.

History

Origin: 15th century, late ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1941.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.