Illuminated initials (Layout features)
Blind tooled bindings (Binding)
Clasp plates (Binding)
Wooden boards (Binding)
Niccolò Bernardo; Antonio Diedo; Cristoforo Mauro; E Kenneth Gray; Procuratoria di San Marco, Venice.; U. Maggs (Firm),; Pre-1650 Manuscript Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Title from bookseller's description.
Collation: Parchment, fol. ii (paper; i is pastedown) + 24 (foliated 2-25) + 1 (ruled but blank) + ii (paper; i is pastedown) ; 1[superscript 6] ( -1,6) 2[superscript 8] 3[superscript 10] 4[superscript 2] (+ 1).
Layout: Written in 27 long lines; frame-ruled in ink.
Script: Written in a rounded Gothic hand.
Decoration: One- and two-line initials illuminated in gold and blue alternately; pen-flourishing in red and blue to form a border on the left margin of every page; chapter numbers written in red in outer margins.
Binding: 15th-century blind-tooled brown morocco; central octagonal frame enclosing an elaborate gilt ropework ornament; blind-tooled outer border composed of thick intersecting fillets. Sewing on three straps laced into wooden boards. Four brass clasp plates with "IHS" monogram, nailed to front cover; eight brass nails on back cover.
Provenance: Purchased from Maggs through the Dr. E. Kenneth Gray Endowment, 22 March 2006.
Shelf-mark: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 0155.
|描述：||25 leaves : parchment ; 266 x 180 (166 x 101) mm. bound to 278 x 189 mm.|
Rule book for the Procurators of Venice, the most important citizens after the doge, who controlled the square and basilica of San Marco and the six sections of the city. The text is divided into eighty chapters of which the penultimate is dated "Mcccclxxiij: die xxiiij. febr[uarii]" [24 February 1473] and bears the names of three of the nine procurators, Nicolaus Bernardo, Antonius Diedo, and Christophorus Mauro.
- Procuratoria di San Marco, Venice.
- Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian -- 15th century.
- Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Illinois -- Urbana -- Specimens.
- Manuscripts, Medieval -- Illinois -- Urbana -- Specimens.
- Venice (Italy) -- History -- 697-1508 -- Sources.
- Venice (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 697-1508 -- Sources.
- Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian.
- Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
- Manuscripts, Medieval.
- Politics and government.
- Illinois -- Urbana.
- Italy -- Venice.