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Name: Hieronymus Regula Moncharum - Anon. Tract on Oratory - Leo Baptista Albertus Trivia Senatoria

Repository: University Library

Settlement: Sydney, in the University of Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
Regula Moncharum
Albertus Trivia Senatoria
Anon. Tract on Oratory

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 18

Acquisition: Sir Charles Nicholson's family donated the MS to the library in 1924

Binding: 18c. or 19c. ivory paper over boards, spine bears title in a modem ink hand S. HIERON / EPISTOLAE / &C&C/MSS.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (10)1-7 (8)8. Ar. marbled, Av.-Bv., 68v.-70v., 77r.-78r., Cr.-Dr. blank, Dv. marbled.


Condition: Edges cut and tinted blue-green

Deco desc: red rubrics; green and red initials with touches of yellow on 1r., 41r., 45r., 49v., 52r., 55r., 56r. In the same style and colouring on 1r. is a four-sided frame with a pen and ink drawing of Hieronymus kneeling before a cross in a desert, inserted in the centre of the lower margin.

Dimensions: 140 x 100 mm

Extent: iv + 78


Hand desc: Italian littera humanistica cursiva


Layout: one col. of 25 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: Exhibition, p.11, no.7.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xv2

Orig place:


Provenance: 78v. in l5c. hands are the opening words of Alma redemptoris mater que peruia celi cf. Chevalier, no.861 and Walther, no. 797, and the eight words Aue sanc[t]a maria mater dei regina celi porta; Av. has an erasure, illegible under ultra-violet light, of a pencil note; Dr. carries in modem ink Ôn/-Õ; inside front cover is the label of J. C. Hotten, Bookseller, 151b Picadilly, London and the armorial book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 116



Support: paper water-mark is a crown with three fleurons cf. Briquet, Vol.II, no.4739 (Parma 1465)


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