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PALLADIUS RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS, Opus agriculturae (Treatise on Agriculture), in Italian, manuscript on paper
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PALLADIUS RUTILIUS TAURUS AEMILIANUS, Opus agriculturae (Treatise on Agriculture), in Italian, manuscript on paper

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: RARE RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPT OF a practical guide to agriculturE. In Italian, manuscript on paper, Central Italy, c. 1450-1460. Dimensions 295 x 220 mm, 48 folios on paper with two watermarks, complete, written by a single hand in Italian cursive script in two columns of 45-55 lines, book and chapter titles in red. BINDING: unbound but text block and… Read more about this item
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Relationi delli Principi de Italia (Accounts of the Rulers of Italy), in Italian, manuscript on paper
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Relationi delli Principi de Italia (Accounts of the Rulers of Italy), in Italian, manuscript on paper

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: UNPUBLISHED ITALIAN DIPLOMATIC MANUSCRIPT, in Italian, manuscript on paper, Italy, Tuscany(?), 1605. Dimensions 260 x 196 mm., 16 folios on paper, complete, written in Italian cursive script in brown ink in 24 long lines. BINDING: Modern binding, blue paper cover with typed title pasted on the front cover, Relatione [sic] delli Principi de Italia. TEXT: The roots of… Read more about this item
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De viris illustribus urbis Romae (On the Illustrious Men of the City of Rome); list of ten kings of Egypt; epistolary formulas in Italian and Latin; [ANONYMOUS], Epistula Pilati ad Claudium (Letter of Pilate to Claudius); In Latin and Italian, manuscript on paper
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De viris illustribus urbis Romae (On the Illustrious Men of the City of Rome); list of ten kings of Egypt; epistolary formulas in Italian and Latin; [ANONYMOUS], Epistula Pilati ad Claudium (Letter of Pilate to Claudius); In Latin and Italian, manuscript on paper

by PSEUDO-SUETONIUS, ca. 300-400 CE.

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In Italian and Latin, manuscript of paper, Northern Italy (Bergamo?), December 10, 1432. Dimensions 188 x 142 mm, missing the first leaf, otherwise the text appears complete, ruled in lead with full-length vertical bounding lines ruled in blind (justification 138 x 97 mm.), ff. 1-27 written by Michaelis de Pergamo in a Gothico-Antiqua script in 24 long lines, f. 27… Read more about this item
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Mass Lectionary with Readings from the Epistles, In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
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Mass Lectionary with Readings from the Epistles, In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, Northern Italy (Brescia), c.1461-1484. Dimensions 260 x 186 mm, lacking the last leaf of text, otherwise complete, horizontal catchwords mostly in swirling cartouches with wash and penwork, ruled in gray ink (justification 174 x 127 mm.), written in black ink in an Italian rotunda on 21 lines. BINDING: In its ORIGINAL BINDING with wooden… Read more about this item
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Lo Statuto della Compagnia del Santissimo Sagramento in S. Nicolò dei Perfetti (Statutes of the Confraternity of the Most Holy Sacrament), in Italian and Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment
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Lo Statuto della Compagnia del Santissimo Sagramento in S. Nicolò dei Perfetti (Statutes of the Confraternity of the Most Holy Sacrament), in Italian and Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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CAREFULLY WRITTEN AND DECORATED UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT FROM AN ITALIAN CONFRATERNITY. In Italian and Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, Italy (Rome), c. 1736-1745. Dimensions 231 x 167 mm., 27 folios, complete, written in black ink in italic and in an upright script modelled on Roman font in 25 long lines, red rubrics, full decorative borders in black ink throughout, five 3-line… Read more about this item
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Scriptum super libros sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Liber I (Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, Book one); in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper
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Scriptum super libros sententiarum Petri Lombardi, Liber I (Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, Book one); in Latin, decorated manuscript on paper

by ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

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MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT OF A THEOLOGICAL COMMENTARY BY THOMAS AQUINAS. In Latin, decorated manuscript on paper, Central Italy, c. 1450-1500. Dimensions 225 x 237 mm., 134 folios, copied by two scribes in small gothic book hands, red and blue initials throughout. BINDING: reversed calf over pasteboards (eighteenth-century?). TEXT: St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), a Dominican friar and Doctor of the Church,… Read more about this item
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La Fiorita d’Italia; in Italian, decorated manuscript on parchment
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La Fiorita d’Italia; in Italian, decorated manuscript on parchment

by Guido da Pisa

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: FIFTEENTH-CENTURY COPY OF GUIDO DA PISA'S HISTORY OF ROME, IN ITALIAN. In Italian, decorated manuscript on parchment, Italy, Tuscany, Florence(?), c. 1440-1460. Dimensions 260 x 182 mm., 83 folios, lacking nine leaves, horizontal catchwords, written in brown ink by two different scribes in Italian cursive mercantesca script in single column on 38 lines, penwork initials. BINDING: ORIGINAL dark… Read more about this item
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Choir Book with Selected Texts for the Mass and Office; in Latin with some Italian, illuminated stenciled book on paper with musical notation, in original binding
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Choir Book with Selected Texts for the Mass and Office; in Latin with some Italian, illuminated stenciled book on paper with musical notation, in original binding

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ILLUMINATED CHOIR BOOK MADE BY STENCILS. In Latin with some Italian, illuminated stenciled book on paper with musical notation, Italy, late 18th-19th century. Dimensions 460 x 320 mm, 23 folios, complete, on very thick paper, prickings remain, seven lines of text and seven red four-line staves on each page, FIVE LARGE ILLUMINATED INITIALS, equivalent to one line of text and… Read more about this item
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Moralia in Job [Morali di Santo Gregorio papa sopra il libro di Job], libri I-X; in Italian, illuminated manuscript on paper
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Moralia in Job [Morali di Santo Gregorio papa sopra il libro di Job], libri I-X; in Italian, illuminated manuscript on paper

by Gregory the Great, translated from the Latin into Italian by Zanobi da Strada

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MEDIEVAL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT IN ITALIAN ON PAPER, Northeastern Italy, Veneto (Venice?), c. 1474. Dimensions 328-332 x 230 mm., 188 folios, missing at least three leaves, written in brown ink in an Italian cursiva libraria script, EIGHT ILLUMINATED INITIALS of seven lines, one-line paraphs in red or blue, simple two- to four-line in red or blue initials. BINDING: re-cased using original… Read more about this item
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Franciscan miscellany including excerpts from De conformitate vitae beati Francisci ad vitam domini Ihesu and De imitatione Christi; De dignitate sacerdotum; De officio et tempore septuagesime; and Animadversiones circa sacrosanctum missae sacrificium [in Italian translation]; decorated medieval manuscript on parchment and paper
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Franciscan miscellany including excerpts from De conformitate vitae beati Francisci ad vitam domini Ihesu and De imitatione Christi; De dignitate sacerdotum; De officio et tempore septuagesime; and Animadversiones circa sacrosanctum missae sacrificium [in Italian translation]; decorated medieval manuscript on parchment and paper

by Bartolomeus de Rinonico, Thomas à Kempis, Pseudo-Augustine, and Pseudo-John of Capistrano

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DECORATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN AND ITALIAN ON PARCHMENT AND PAPER, Central or Southern Italy (Lanciano?), c. 1450-1475. 135 x 90 mm. 109 folios preceded and followed by single flyleaves, watermark in Piccard, complete (collation, i-vii10 viii5 [of 10; five leaves canceled with no loss of text] ix-x12 xi10), chiefly written in five semitextualis or hybrida hands on 26-31 lines,… Read more about this item
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Epistola de morte Hieronymi; Epistola ad Cyrillum de magnificentiis Hieronymi; Epistola de miraculis Hieronymi; Vita Sancti Hieronymi; Vita sancti Pauli; illuminated medieval manuscript on parchment
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Epistola de morte Hieronymi; Epistola ad Cyrillum de magnificentiis Hieronymi; Epistola de miraculis Hieronymi; Vita Sancti Hieronymi; Vita sancti Pauli; illuminated medieval manuscript on parchment

by Pseudo-Eusebius of Cremona, Pseudo-Augustine, Pseudo-Cyril of Jerusalem, Jerome

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ILLUMINATED MEDIEVAL MANUSCRIPT IN LATIN ON PARCHMENT, Northern Italy, c. 1440-1470. 203 x 153 mm. 70 folios, complete (collation, i-vii10), remnants of quire and leaf signatures, flourished vertical catchwords, written in a humanist minuscule on 30 long lines (justification, 147-149 x 95-100 mm), horizontal lines ruled very lightly in ink, single vertical bounding lines ruled in lead, prickings remain in… Read more about this item
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