De mulieribus claris : manuscript, [ca. 1425]
- Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375, creator
Silva, Hercules, former owner.
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- Contains 24 chapters, selection from the first 64 chapters of Boccaccio's work.
- 10 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 34 cm.
- Drawings-Italian-15th century.
- Written in an unidentified hand in a textualis rotunda script in 2 columns of 47 lines; 20 pen and ink preliminary drawings for historiated initials, with blank spaces for another 4 initials, never executed.
Written and illuminated in Florence, Italy.
Title derived from heading on f. 1v.
Bound in 20th-cent. vellum over boards.
In a tray case, 35 cm.
Also available in an electronic version.
- Cite As:
- MS Richardson 41. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
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