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Name: IV Unidentified Text (fragments)

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





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Dimensions: 30 x 25; 25 x 25; 25 x 20; 20 x 20 mm

Extent: Forty-six leaves with letters portraying human figures in various postures 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).


Hand desc: Italian littera gothica textualis bononiensis



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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 IV



Support: vellum, paper


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