[History of Rome and other texts].

Record ID: 
181812
Accession number: 
MS W.8
Title: 
[History of Rome and other texts].
Created: 
[ca. 1550]
Credit: 
Gift; Julia Parker Wightman; April, 1993.
Description: 
473 leaves (1 column, 16-18 lines), bound : paper ; 142 x 100 mm.
Provenance: 
Charles H. Kalbfleisch (small leather bookplate stamped with initials CHK on inside front cover above Wightman bookplate; purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Harry A. Levinson, Beverly Hills, CA, in 1954; JPW 2331; given in April, 1993.
Notes: 

Ms. history and other texts; written in France, ca. 1550.
Texts: History of Rome from the time of Christ (fols. 1-115); Platina, Aristotle (selections, fols. 117-346); Treatise on Mythology (fols. 347-473v).
Binding: Early 17th-century Parisian brown calf, flat back, richly gold-tooled in leafy designs and ornamental borders, gilt edges, in brown levant and cloth slip case.

Script: 
cursive Secretary.
Language: 
In Latin;
Century: 
Classification: