Manuscript: MS B.40
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Morgan Library, MS B.40
(Il Fiore di virtù)
 

Produced: Italy (Florence?), 1466

Language: Italian

Author: 
Illustrator: 
Scribe: Maestro Martino

Binding: Original blind-stamped goatskin over oaken boards
Media: Paper
Script: Gothic cursive

Folios: 56  Height: 23.4 cm   Width: 17 cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: Morgan Library, New York, New York, United States

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

Moralized bestiary; written in Italy, possibly Florence, and completed June 15, 1466.

On the vellum flyleaf is the notice that the manuscript was written by 'Maestro Martino' and completed on June 15, 1466. On one of the blank leaves at the end of the manuscript an Italian sonnet is written with the date 1507. The manuscript is unfinished, probably by a couple of pages. Gift of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.

1 column, 26-29 lines.


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