Naples, Italy, between 1475 and 1499.
French 19th-century brown morocco, blind-tooled, by Thompson of Paris (stamp on verso of flyleaf).
134 leaves (1 column, 39 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 300 x 220 mm
Henry White (bookplate inside front cover); his sale (London, Sotheby's, Apr. 21, 1902, seventh day's sale, lot 1295) to Ellis; John Scott of Halkshill sale (London, Sotheby's, Mar. 30, 1903, fourth day's sale, lot 1177) to Leighton; Michael Tomkinson sale (London, Sotheby's, July 5, 1922, II, lot 1591) to Quaritch; purchased from Voynich in 1927.
Ms. written and illuminated in Naples, Italy, in the last quarter of the 15th century.
Texts: De divinis institutionibus (fol. 1-113v); De ira Dei (fol. 114-123v); De opificio Dei (fol. 123v-133v).
Decoration: illuminated title page with white-vine border; 8 white-vine initials.
Artist: in the style of Gioacchino di Giovanni (Ioachinus de Gigantibus).