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Name: II Antiphonarium (fragment)

Repository: State Library of Victoria

Settlement: Melbourne

Associated Manuscript Items:

Library ref: *f096/Il.1, the stock no is 293260

Acquisition: Ar. has the stamp of the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA and the date 3.4.23, acquired from A. H. Spencer, 86 Bourke St, Melbourne

Binding: 19c., boards covered by vellum





Deco desc: Letter D (70 x 70mm.) with a bearded saint holding a closed book, in pink, carmine, vermilion, blue, sepia from a 14c. MS.


Extent: part of a collection of forty-nine Italian historiated initials from four different manuscripts, mounted on 19c. laid paper. One front (A) and one back fly-leaf (B).


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Music notation: On the verso is a four-line red stave with a black square notation and the letters -n uis.


Orig date: s. xiv

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Provenance: Inside back cover is an extract from an English booksellerÕs catalogue, entry no.678, then the note ÔR.S. Ldn. IV.04Õ indicating the year in which the volume was purchased by Robert Carl Sticht; inside front cover is his ex-libris (includes the name of his wife Marion Oak Sticht), with the label of the next owner ÔA. H. Spencer, 86 Bourke St, MelbourneÕ; an extract of his sale catalogue is inside back cover with the note ÔA. H. Spencer 3.4.23Õ ; Ar. has the stamp of the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF VICTORIA with the same date; By. and spine have the libraryÕs shelf-mark *f096/Il.1. The stock no. is 293260.

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 208 II



Support: vellum, paper


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