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Source 1937 - Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936 - Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, vol. II (S. De Ricci) (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 17
Manuscript Details
Titles Ethica
De consolatione philosophiae
Authors Aristotle (recorded as Aristoteles)
Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus, 480-524 (recorded as Boethius)
Manuscript Dates September 1393 (1393 to 1394)
Scribes Francia, Joannes de (recorded as Johannes de Francia)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Venice, Veneto, Italy, Europe (Possibly at Venice)
Folios 242 Lines Columns
Height 290 Width 200 Alt Size
Hist. Initials 2 Decor. Initials
Binding XVIIIth c. Venetian olive mor., with the label of S. Michele di Murano.
Other Info

Scribe's signature occurs on ff. 85 and 176. Illuminated initials with portraits of Aristotle and Boethius.

Provenance Information
1476 (Associated) Università di Padova (as Padua University)
(No Date) San Michele di Murano (Abbey : Italy) (as monastery of San Michele di Murano)
nn. 89-90.
1864 (End) Wills, Howell (as Howell Wills)
His sale, London, 1864, to Ellis.
1864 (Start) Ellis (as Ellis)
1909 (Associated) Bernard Quaritch (Firm) (as B. Quaritch)
Cat. 271 (1909), n. 614.
(No Date) Martini, Giuseppe (1870-1944) (as J. Martini)
1936 (End) Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936 (as George A. Plimpton)
1936 (Start) 1937 (Associated) Columbia University (as Columbia University)
Given by George A. Plimpton to Columbia University.
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