Digital Scriptorium
Burlington, University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections,  MS 02
Description: ff. 128 - Disbound, 1992, from its s. XVIII ex binding: leaf from a medieval masnuscript in two columns, possibly 15th century, now illegible. - Lucius E. Chittenden (1824-1900), the Vermont author, lawyer and politician who served as Register of the Treasury during the administration of President Lincoln. - De Ricci, p. 2168. -
Notes:-In 1992, individual leaves were dry cleaned and encapsulated in polyester film.
Acknowledgments: - Thanks to Joy Partridge for her assistance in digital cataloguing of the Burlington manuscripts.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Italian Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r-128v
Description: - Paper - 325 X 225 - Unruled. Most versos are blank.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV/XVISearchable Date Range: 1490 - 1510
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Cursiva currens or mercantesca
Figurative Decoration: Illustrations are on the recto of each folio, and are of medicinal herbs, of the medical conditions they treat, and of their application and effects, often employing symbolism; colors are: dark green, blue-green, dark brown, dark red, dark blue, flesh-colored, golden brown and orange-red. Pictures decorate the lower margins of ff. 17, 19, 50, 58 and 59. Some added drawings and notes on many leaves, including on several versos.
Other Decoration:
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-128v
Title: Herbal
Language(s): Italian
Incipit: Colixoge chavolo idem est, questa e una pianta asai conosciuta
Explicit: Nasce in monti alpestri, fa seme nero e baccelli rossi, cola d'aghosto che e di grande efficacia.