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Detailed record for Arundel 65

ff. 1-216 
Title Imagines Regum, Consulum, Dictatorum, Magistrum Equitum, Tribuni-Militum consularis potestatis, ab urbe condita usque ad C. Jul. Caesarem Dictatorem. Parens Patriae (vol. 1)
 
ff. 1-217 
Title Imagines Regum, Consulum, Dictatorum, Magistrum Equitum, Tribuni-Militum consularis potestatis, ab urbe condita usque ad C. Jul. Caesarem Dictatorem. Parens Patriae (vol. 2)
 
ff. 1-191 
Title Imagines Regum, Consulum, Dictatorum, Magistrum Equitum, Tribuni-Militum consularis potestatis, ab urbe condita usque ad C. Jul. Caesarem Dictatorem. Parens Patriae (vol. 3)
 
ff. 1-199 
Title Imagines Regum, Consulum, Dictatorum, Magistrum Equitum, Tribuni-Militum consularis potestatis, ab urbe condita usque ad C. Jul. Caesarem Dictatorem. Parens Patriae (vol. 4)
 
Origin Germany
Date 1571
Language Latin
Script Square capitals
Decoration Drawings with inscriptions, enlarged from coins and medals of the Roman Republic, on every recto of all four volumes.
Dimensions in mm 420 x 270
Official foliation vol. 1: ff. 216 (+ 1 old paper flyleaf at the beginning, and 3 at the end); vol. 2: ff. 217 (+ 2 old paper flyleaves at the beginning, and 3 at the end); vol. 3: ff. 191 (+ 2 old paper flyleaves at the beginning, and 1 at the end); vol. 4: ff. 199 (+ 2 old paper flyleaves at the beginning, and 2 at the end)
Form Paper codex
Binding Pre-1600. Gold-tooled brown leather with the portrait, an inscription and the arms of Albert III, Duke of Bavaria, dated 1571; vols 1 and 4 rebacked.
Provenance Albrecht (b. 1528, d. 1579), Duke of Bavaria: his portrait, the inscription 'Albertus Dei gratia Comes Palatinus ac utriusque Bavariae Dux'; 'Anno Domini MDLXXI', and his arms (upper and lower cover).
? Thomas Howard (b. 1585, d. 1646), 2nd earl of Arundel, 4th earl of Surrey, and 1st earl of Norfolk, art collector and politician.
Henry Howard (b. 1628, d. 1684), 6th duke of Norfolk, presented to the Royal Society in 1667.
The Royal Society, London (its ink stamp: 'Soc. Reg. Lond / ex dono HENR. HOWARD / Norfolciensis.', f. 1; its book-plate with the pencil inscription: ‘XV.1.10’, inside upper cover).
Purchased by the British Museum from the Royal Society of London together with 549 other Arundel manuscripts in 1831.
Select bibliography Catalogue of Manuscripts in The British Museum, New Series, 1 vol. in 2 parts (London: British Museum, 1834-1840), I, part 1: The Arundel Manuscripts, p. 14.


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Imagines Regum, Consulum, Dictatorum, Magistrum Equitum, Tribuni-Militum consularis potestatis, ab urbe condita usque ad C. Jul. Caesarem Dictatorem. Parens Patriae (vol. 1)
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f. 136
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f. 136
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