Scala paradisi

Record ID: 
77173
Accession number: 
MS B.49
Title: 
Scala paradisi
Created: 
San Blasio, Veneto, Italy, April 2, 1447.
Binding: 
18th-century Italian diced russia.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
112 leaves (1 column, 36 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 250 x 170 mm
Provenance: 
Soranzo Library, Venice; Thomas Thorpe, London; Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 9433); his sale, London, Sotheby's, June 6, 1910, lot 202; purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Dec. 1966 from H.P. Kraus, New York (cat. 44, no. 118; Cat. 80, no. 24; cat. 115, no. 7).
Notes: 

Ms. of Johannes Climacus's Scala paradisi; written and decorated in San Blasio, the Veneto, Italy, dated Apr. 2, 1447.
Decoration: numerous filigree initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Italian
Century: 
Classification: