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Shelfmark Burney Ms 245
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Country Italy
Period 15c
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style Knotwork/ropework; Insect motifs
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Author Sallust
Title Jugurtha (ff. 1-54), Catilina (ff. 55-81v) Origin Italy, Central (Fabriano) Date 1477 Language Latin
Place of Publication [Italy]
Date of Publication [15c]
References
Notes Pre-1600. Brown leather over wood boards, blind-stamped with interlace strapwork designs, with four bees/flies in the middle panel of each cover; c.1477. Traces of centre-pieces, corner-pieces, and clasps, all missing. Inscribed on tail edge. Gold lettering added to upper cover later.
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