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Name: Franciscus Barbarus De Re Uxoria - Plutarchus De Liberis Educandis (translation by Guarinus Veronensis) - Basilius Magnus De Legendis Libris Gentilium (translation by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus)

Repository: University Library

Settlement: Sydney, in the University of Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
De Re Uxoria
De Legendis Libris Gentilium
De Liberis Educandis

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 4

Acquisition: Sir Charles Nicholson's family presented the volume in 1924

Binding: 19c. boards, quarter calf and marbled paper; spine has blind-tooled leaf in each compartment and the gilt lettering M.S.S.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (10)1-5 (8)6 (10)7-8 (8)9 (10)10-13 (2)14; Ar. marbled, Av.ÑBr., 128r.Ñ128v., Cr.ÑDr. are blank, Dv. marbled.


Condition: Edges cut Lower and side margins have been excised from fols 1, 5, 14, 18, 19, 72, 73, 81, 88, 99, 102, 108, 127, rarely with loss of text.

Deco desc: red rubrics; large Italian style illuminated initials (30 x 30mm.) in gold, white, red, blue; caps in gold, blue, red, with white tracery

Dimensions: 192 x 135 mm

Extent: iv + 128


Hand desc: Italian littera humanistica textualis


Layout: one col. of 20 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: Exhibition, p.18 no.33.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xvmed

Orig place:


Provenance: on Bv. is a list of contents by a 16c. hand; 34v. also by a 16c. hand is ÔAntoniusÕ followed by notes in short-hand (more on 127v.); inside front cover is the armorial book-plate (with motto VIRTUS SOLA NOBILITAS) of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart.

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 102



Support: vellum, fly leaves i-iv modern paper


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