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Additional 27695 f. 1 Prologue
Prologue
Description: Miniature of two men reading, one at a desk, and a boy, illustrating the prologue of the text in which the author declares the text's nature and didactic scope, surrounded by a full-page geometric border of rhomboids, roundels and quatrefoils inhabited by figurative scenes. 
Origin: Italy, N. W. (Genoa) 


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