Venice, Italy, 1561.
Venetian red morocco, gold-tooled and painted; on the upper cover the lion of St. Mark stamped in gold in the center of a geometric design of fillets formed by two single gold lines; on lower cover in center of same design, arms of a member of the Donà dalle Rose (Donato) family (barry of four gules and argent, in chief argent three roses gules) tooled in gold and painted red and silver, flanked by the initials M.D., and below the date MDLXVI.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
60 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum ; 230 x 170 mm
Owned by a member of the Donà dalle Rose (Donato) family in 1561; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Ferdinando Ongania (Venice) in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. dogale; written in Venice, Italy, and dated 1561.
Text is incomplete; the manuscript begins on fol. 31 of the original foliation.
Latin and Italian