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Additional 16984 f.3 Cicero with a scroll
Cicero with a scroll
Description: First page of the text, showing an image of Cicero seated holding a scroll that reads: 'Marci Tulii liber primus incipit'; at the beginning of Book 1 of 'De inventione'. The decorated initial 'S'(epe) is made up of a twisting serpentine body with foliate decorations. 
Origin: Netherlands, S., or France, N. (Liège?) 


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