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Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  LJS 358
Description: f. 5 - Sold by E. K. Schreiber, Spring List 2000 (March 2000), no. 58, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg. Gift of Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2010 - Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 128
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1-5
Description: - Paper - 305 mm x 210 mm - 30-31 long lines
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Assigned Date: s. XVI3/4Searchable Date Range: 1550 - 1575
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Document: YesNumber of Scribes: Single hand
Script: Italic
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Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-4r
Title: Letter
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Letter to the Cardinal Rodolfo Pio da Carpi, a humanist and member of the Roman Inquisition. The author, unknown but perhaps from the Italian town of Como (as he refers to Pliny the Elder as nostro cittadino), provides commentary on Varro's De re rustica, III.5-6, describing Varro's villa and its aviary