Bello a Christianus contra barbaros
Italy, ca. 1475.
Perhaps 19th century rough pigskin.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
80 leaves (1 column, 32 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 330 x 230 mm
Capuchin monks of Zara (circular black stamp); 18th century bookplate of Abate Francesco Martino Vespeniani; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. written and illuminated in central Italy, ca. 1475.
Decoration: illuminated frontispiece with putti; 3 illuminated white vine borders, 4 illuminated white vine initials.