Amicitia

Record ID: 
76796
Accession number: 
MS B.10
Title: 
Amicitia
Created: 
Florence, Italy, ca. 1450-1460.
Binding: 
Vellum over boards.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
99 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum ; 199 x 122 mm
Provenance: 
W. Ashburner; his sale, Lucerne, Ulrico Hoepli, Aug. 26, 1938, lot 47; purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Nov. 1938 from E.P. Goldschmidt, London.
Notes: 

Ms. de amicitia, written in Florence, Italy, ca. 1450-1460.
Texts: De amicitia (folios 1-68); Fiori e vita di filosafi ed altri savii ed imperadori (folios 68v-98) , attributed to Brunetto Latini and discussed by Hermann Varnhagen, Über di Fiori e Vita di Filosofi ed altri Savii ed imperadori, Erlangen, 1893, p. xxvii.
Script and illumination attributed verbally to Joachinus de Gigantibus by Albinia de la Mare, in the mid 1980s.
Decoration: 2 illuminated initials.

Script: 
humanistica rotunda
Language: 
Italian
Century: 
Classification: