Statuti di Adria

Record ID: 
77182
Accession number: 
MS B.58
Title: 
Statuti di Adria
Created: 
Adria, Veneto, Italy, 1558.
Binding: 
18th-century vellum.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.
Description: 
119 leaves (1 column, 29-32 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 280 x 210 mm
Provenance: 
Frederick North, Fifth Earl of Guilford; his sale, London, Sotheby's Dec. 8, 1830, lot 403; Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 5686); purchased by Curt F. Bühler from Bernard Quaritch, London (Cat. 897, no. 3).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Adria, northern Italy, dated 1568, with later additions dating up to about 1660.
Decoration: 1 illuminated border, 9 illuminated cartouches, numerous filigree initials.

Script: 
italic and cursive
Language: 
Italian
Century: 
Classification: