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Sacramento, State of California, California State Library, Sacramento,  CSL v091 B29
Description: ff. ii + 191 + ii - Quarter bound calf, nineteenth century. - In an envelope with the manuscript, the remains of the bookplate of George John Warren Vernon (1803-1866), fifth Baron Veron; CSL accession number 22953.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/CSLv091B29_9
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. i-iv (front and back flyleaves)
Description: - Parchment - 216 x 142 mm - 24 long lines; ruled.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Humanistic.
Other Decoration: 2- and 3-line initials in gold with white-patterned pink and green infilling on square white-patterned blue grounds; 1-line initials within text washed with pale yellow.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. i-iv (front and back flyleaves)
Author: Pseudo Cicero
Title: Rhetorica ad Herennium
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Continuous sequence of text from book 4 if read in the following order: f. iii r-v, ff. i r-ii v, f. iv r-v. 
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Inside cover-f. i recto   Uncovered board cover making metal tacks used in binding construction visible.
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Part 2: ff. 1r-191v
Description: - Parchment - 216 x 142 mm - 2 columns of 36 lines; ruled in ink.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several
Script: Gothic and humanistic cursive.
Other Decoration: 2- and 3-line initials in red, sometimes decorated in void; paraph marks in red.
Notes: The date on the last leaf, 1338, is that of the composition of the text, not of this copy.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-191v
Author: Bartholomaeus de S. Concordio (Bartholomaeus Pisanus)
Title: Summa de casibus conscientiae
Language(s): Latin
Notes: On f. 191v, column b, the resume' known as the Breviarum decretorumoften attributed to Johannes de Deo (see, for example, Jordan and Wool, Inventory of Western Manuscripts in the Biblioteca Ambrosianaregarding A 147 sup). 
Acknowledgments: Dr. Thomas Izbicki kindly identified the text on f. 191v.
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ff. ii verso - 1r   Beginning of text; flyleaf from another manuscript.
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ff. 8v-9r   Initial As in various sizes; marginal numbers indicating further subdivisions of text.
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ff. 90v-91r   Catchword; change of hand.
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ff. 130v-131r   Catchword; change of hand.
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ff. 176v-177r   Change of hand; hole in parchment showing darker, hair side of next leaf of parchment.
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ff. 191v-iii recto   Note on date of composition of text; brief text attributed to Johannes de Deo; flyleaf from another manuscript.
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