Facta et dicta memorabilia / Valerius Maximus
Northern Italy, ca. 1440.
Gold- and blind-tooled brown morocco by Leighton.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
151 leaves (1 column, 33 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 277 x 192 mm
Added (?) arms on fol. 65v (paly of six argent and gules); Evander Lily, Spoleto; C.W. Dyson Perrins; his sale, London, Sotheby's, Nov. 29, 1960, lot 116; purchased there by Maggs Brothers Ltd., London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Ms. written and illuminated in northern Italy, ca. 1440.
Decoration: 1 completed filigree border, many others unfinished; numerous filigree initials.
The illumination of G.61 is unfinished.