Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 59 Capitolario de le parte et ordeni del officio di magistri signori tre savii areveder le raxon dela Illustrissima Signoria per conto del cancello de le 30 e 40 per cento
TitleCapitolario de le parte et ordeni del officio di magistri signori tre savii areveder le raxon dela Illustrissima Signoria per conto del cancello de le 30 e 40 per cento
- Venice (Italy) Venice (Italy)
Other related names
- Cheney, Edward, d. 1884, former owner
- Ruskin, John, 1819-1900, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 59
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 1471186
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageItalian and Latin
Capitulary containing copies of Venetian statutes pertaining to officials concerned with financial matters (Tre savii sopra la remisio di conti, f. 34r).
- Ms. codex.
- Title from incipit (f. 1r).
- Recto of front flyleaf contains the notation "2o" (with superscript "o").
Extent64 leaves : 330 x 231 (259 x 160) mm. bound to 346 x 236 mm
FoliationParchment, i (contemporary parchment) + 64 + i (contemporary parchment); [ii], 1-16, 16, 19-63; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto. Folio 18 is lacking. The original numbers appear to be out of sequence; these have been corrected in a later hand. Folios 34-60 have traces of an earlier, separate numeration.
BindingContemporary blind-stamped calf over wooden boards; upper cover detached.
Illuminated foliate border, with the motto "Iustus Dominus edilexit iusticiam" in the margins, miniature of the lion of St. Mark, three coats of arms with the initials I. R., I. D. and F. P., and the date 11 January 1519 (f. 1r); decorated border, with two illuminated initials, a scroll with the illuminated motto "nomine dissimiles non mente", three coats of arms with initials A. E., M. M. and B. B., and the date 1528 (f. 34r).
- Formerly owned by Edward Cheney, (bookplate and note, inside upper cover: E.C. Venice, March 26, 1835, given to me by Rawdon Brown).
- Formerly owned by John Ruskin at Brantwood (bookplate, inside upper cover).
- Sold by Maggs Bros., London, 1953.
- Manuscripts, Latin--16th century
- Manuscripts, Latin--17th century
- Manuscripts, Italian--16th century
- Manuscripts, Italian--17th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
- Manuscripts, European
Inside front cover
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Decoration: Illuminated border, f. 1r
Decoration: Miniature, Lion of St. Mark, f. 1r
Decoration: Coats of arms, f. 1r