Epistolae ad familiares
Italy, possibly Florence, between 1425 and 1450.
Contemporary leather over wood, blind-tooled, possibly made in Florence, Italy.
Gift of Miss Caroline Ferriday, 1978.
123 leaves (1 column, 41 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 315 x 220 mm
Ms. letters; written and illuminated in Italy, possibly in Florence, in the second quarter of the 15th century.
Texts: also includes several documents, among them a letter by Leonardus Therunda, Florence, Italy, dated Apr. 2, 1442.
Decoration: historiated initial (bust of Cicero holding a pen and scroll with the words "Cicero salutem" in the initial 'M' of Marcus).