Iore di virtù
Italy, possibly Florence, June 15, 1466.
Original blind-stamped goatskin over oaken boards.
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.
56 leaves (1 column, 26-29 lines), bound : paper ; 234 x 170 mm
Bernardino Giovanni di Cenni Ugolini (inscription on flyleaf in contemporary hand); purchased for Curt F. Bühler at Sotheby's (London, Dec. 11, 1961, lot 166) by E.P. Goldschmidt, London.
Ms. moralized bestiary; written in Italy, possibly Florence, and completed June 15, 1466.
The manuscript is unfinished, probably by a couple of pages.--Cf. PML files.
Scribe: on the vellum flyleaf is the notice that the manuscript was written by 'Maestro Martino' and completed on June 15, 1466.
On one of the blank leaves at the end of the manuscript an Italian sonnet is written with the date 1507--Cf. PML files.