Pharsaliae.

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Record ID: 
134819
Check List Number: 
ChL 777AA
Accession number: 
PML 42631
Author: 
Lucan, 39-65.
Published: 
[Venice] : [Printer of Basilius, 'De vita solitaria'], [about 1471]
Description: 
[106] leaves ; 34 x 20 cm. (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1951.
Notes: 

Title from incipit (leaf [2]/1r): .M. ANNEI LUCANI CORDUBENSIS PHARSALIAE LIBER PRIMUS.
Printed in type 1:116R.
Collation: [1⁴ 2-13⁸ 14⁶]: 106 leaves.
Median folio (33 x 19.7 cm.)

Binding: 
Contemporary Italian blind-tooled calf over wooden boards (34 x 20 cm.), sewn on 3 supports. Manuscript waste as pastedowns; plain endbands. 4 bosses on each board, 1 wanting; 2 clasps, both wanting, with Agnus dei embossed on catchplates.
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Hand decoration: Rubrication unrealized. Annotations: Contemporary marginal and interlinear notations throughout in a very small Italian hand, with elaborately cuffed manicules.

Provenance: 
Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from H.P. Kraus, July 1951.
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