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Accession number: 
PML 19577
Author: 
Antoninus, Saint, Archbishop of Florence, 1389-1459.
Published: 
[Venice] : Bartholomaeus Cremonensis, [not after July] 1473.
Description: 
[128] leaves ; 30 x 21 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912.
Notes: 

Collation: [1-2¹⁰ 3¹² 4-12¹⁰ 13⁶]: 128 leaves.
Colophon (leaf [13]/6r): Quem legis impressus dum stabit in aere caracter / Dum non longa dies vel fera fata prement. / Candida perpetue non deerit fama Cremone. / Phidiacum hinc superat Bartholomeus ebur. / Cedite chalcographi: millesima vestra figura est / Archetypas fingit solus at iste notas. M.CCCC.LXXIII. NICOLAO TRUNO DUCE VENETIARUM REGNANTE IMPRRSSUM [sic] FUIT HOC OPUS FOELICITER.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.8 x 20 cm
Printed in type 1:97R.
Title from ISTC.

Binding: 
Contemporary Italian blind-tooled calf over wooden boards (30 x 21 cm), sewn on 4 supports; rebacked. Plain paper pastedowns; plain endbands; yellow edges. 4 clasps, wanting.
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Hand decoration: Italian illuminated white vine initial (leaf [1]/1r), alternating red and blue initials and paragraph marks, yellow capital strokes. Annotations: No marginal notations in text. Red Roman numeral foliation in top center margins. Contemporary manuscript alpha-numerica quire signatures, mostly trimmed.

Provenance: 
Giuseppe Martini, unidentified catalogue, no. 53; Pierpont Morgan (1843-1913)y, purchased from Martini, Dec. 1912.
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