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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 024
Description: ff. 78 - Italian blind stamped calf, 15th century; 2 bosses on fore-edge corners of each cover; remains of top and fore edge clasp; bottom clasp intact. - Bequest of James K. Moffitt to the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley, 1956. Previous call numbers MAR 38, 2MS BX890 B506. - Bond and Faye, p. 4, n. 61.
Notes:-Erased ownership stamp, f. 1.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB024_1
Language: Italian Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-78
Description: - Parchment - 180 x 130 mm - 24 long lines ruled in ink.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV1Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1450
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Humanistic.
Other Decoration: 2 4-line painted initials on square gold grounds; 2-line initials in alternating red and blue with pen flourishing of other color.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-76v
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux (Bernardus Claraevallensis)
Title: Epistola pertinenti ad la perfectione de la vita contemplationeand other writings.
Language(s): Italian
Notes: Selected instructions on contemplative life. 
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f. 1   Painted initial; erased ownership stamp in lower margin; purple stains from mold.
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f. 3v   Flourished initial.
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ff. 27v-28   Flourished initials.
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f. 53   Painted initial.
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Binding   Front cover.
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Binding   Back cover.
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