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Name: Virgil's Aeneid

Repository: University of Western Australia Library

Settlement: Crawley, W.A.

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Aeneid

Library ref: Rare Q873.01 V814

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Binding: Red velvet binding (16th or 17th century?) with brass clasps and bosses

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Deco desc: Coat of arms (coloured) on opening folio

Dimensions: 27.5 x 19.5 cm.

Extent: 205 folios

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Orig date: c. 1450

Orig place: Northern Italy

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Provenance: Mocenigo Library, Venice. Abbe Luigi Cellotti (ms. 321) Sold by Sotheby's in 1825 for 22 pounds Phillipps MS. 2878 Sold by Sotheby's in 1976 for 1,320.90 pounds Sold by Alan G. Thomas in 1977 for 3,000.00 Purchased and donated by the Friends of the UWA Library

Record hist source: UWA Library Web site

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Support: paper; watermark is Briquet 14785 - Bergamo from 1441: ox's head surmounted with seven-petalled flower

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