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New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer 030
Description: ff. 322 - Original binding of brown leather over wooden boards, line tooled in blind and stamped with interlaced work. In a green morocco case by Riviere. - Coat of arms f. 1 unidentified. Sold by Olschki to Edward A. Parsons, who parted with it in 1932. Sold by Sotheby's (London 1933) to Goodyear. Accessioned by Spencer, 1933. - De Ricci, 1341-2. Dictionary Catalog, Spencer Collection, 906. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 95.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Prof. Jonathan J. G. Alexander for his extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLSpencer030_42
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-322v
Description: - Parchment - 390 x 280 mm - 40 long lines per page. Prickmarks and catchwords visible. 32 quires of ten folios each, followed by one quire of two folios.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: TuscanyCity: Florence
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1?
Scribe(s): Gianfrancesco Marzi
Script: Humanistic
Artist(s): Bartolomeo di Domenico di Guido
Figurative Decoration: Historiated initials and borders, figures of cherubs and animals in borders, portraits in roundels.
Other Decoration: Large gold initials with white vinestem; white vinestem border. Roman capitals.
Notes: Dated to ca. 1470. Attribution of scribe made by Dr. A. C. de la Mare in comparison with Spencer 27 (which is signed by the scribe Marzi). Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-322
Author: Augustine
Title: De civitate Dei
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Glorisissimam civitatem dei sive in hoc temporum cursu cum inter impios peregrinatur