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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 005
Description: ff. ii + 219 + iii - 18th century English calf. - Owned 1715 by John Lord Percival, Baron of Burton. Later owned by John Perceval, fourth Earl of Egmont. Sale by Braithwaite (1834). Sold (1836) to A. A. Smets. From the R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13874), bequeathed 1892. - De Ricci, 1316.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 5
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA005_41
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1-219v
Description: - Parchment - 185 x 120 mm - 52 lines in two columns, ruled in brown ink. Catchwords, prickings occasionally visible.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIII2Searchable Date Range: 1250 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: Some large initials include human faces.
Other Decoration: Large illuminated initials extending far into border, in blue, red, yellow. Red and blue alternating initials with opposing color penwork, extending into border. Rubrics. Book name and chapter number in red and blue. Red and blue placemarkers.
Notes: De Ricci places this manuscript in northern Italy; Dr. Guest says Italy? De Ricci dates it to the 13th century, Dr. Guest to the late 13th century. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-219v
Title: Bible fragment, from end of Joshua to Maccabees
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: //terrae quam nos intravimus. Serviemus igitur Domino quia ipse est Deus noster. Dixitque Iosue ad populum.
Explicit: Hic ergo erit consumatus. Amen. Explicit secundus liber machabeorum.
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f. 1   Opening of text (begins mid-sentence). Large initial with human face. Rubrics. Book name and chapter number in red and blue.
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f. 37v   Page of text with extensive marginal commentary on Queen of Sheba, red placemarkers, name of book in red and blue.
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f. 47v   Page of text with catchword.
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f. 149   Page of text, initial with grotesque (human face).
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f. 219v   Explicit.
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