Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Tractatus de varys et virtutibus

Identifier: 
exwsms007_NB222_open
Manuscript Identifier: 
Newberry / WMU MS 7
Title: 
Tractatus de varys et virtutibus
Alternative Title: 
Newberry Library. Manuscript. Case MS 222
Alternative Title: 
Western Michigan University / Newberry Library. Joint Purchase. MS 7
Alternative Title: 
Newberry / WMU MS 7, open
Origin Date: 
ca. 1400
Origin Location: 
Italy
Description: 
A treatise on the Virtues and Vices that includes an eighteenth-century forgery of its medieval provenance open to leaves 28v-29r marked with a green ribbon.
Provenance: 
Written, probably in Italy, in the late 14th or early 15th century. From the book-label: au Cte. Chandon de Briailles. mss. 68. Jointly purchased by Western Michigan University and the Newberry Library in 2011.
Extent: 
leaves 28v-29r
Subject: 
Virtues--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Subject: 
Manuscripts (document genre)--Italy--1400
Subject: 
Armorial bindings (Binding)--France
Subject: 
Gothic cursive--Italy--1400
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
198 x 143 mm (written space: 150 x 110 mm), bound to 205 x 153 mm
Material: 
parchment
Collation: 
fol. 1¹² 2-9⁸ 10⁶
Foliation: 
ff. 1r-74v
Binding: 
In modern limp vellum, smooth spine, title in blue and red ink on spine; armorial stamp of Comte Chandon de Briailles on front and back covers; sewing along the lower margin where the parchment was mended
Decoration Description: 
2-line blue initial with contrasting pen florishes in red extending into the margins; paragraph marks alternating red and blue; rubricated in red; capitals touched in red; foliated in Roman Numerals on the recto of each leaf; text written around a mended cut in parchment
Description of Hands: 
2 columns of 33 lines ruled in light lead; written in gothic cursive
Is Part Of: 
Newberry Library
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
WMU / NB Case MS 007, Western Michigan University Special Collections, http://luna.library.wmich.edu/luna/servlet/detail/WMUwmu~77~77~1222458~160097:Tractatus-de-varys-et-virtutibus?sort=manuscript_identifier%2Cresource_identifier%2Ctitle%2Cdate_original&qvq=q:007;sort:manuscript_identifier%2Cresource_identifier%2Ctitle%2Cdate_original;lc:WMUwmu~77~77&mi=0&trs=1
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2019
Type: 
Text
Format: 
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Format-Extent: 
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Is Referenced By: 
Newberry Library. “ Tractatus de varys et virtutibus.” Newberry Online Catalog. https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/vf-nby/Record/NBYdb.842384 (accessed: August 28, 2019)
Is Referenced By: 
Meldini, P. "Due falsi malatestioani e un falsario giacobino," in Roma gna arte e storia, I (1981), p. 69-80.
Rights: 
No copyright. Digital access provided by Western Michigan University Libraries.
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DateCreated: 
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SerialNumber: 
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