TREATISE ON VIRTUES AND VICES

MS 1823
MS Short Title TREATISE ON VIRTUES AND VICES
Text TREATISE ON VIRTUES AND VICES, OFFERING NATURAL SIMILITUDES, CITING ARISTOTLE, SENECA, CICERO, AND VALERIUS MAXIMUS
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Italy, 1st half of 14th c., 2 ff., 25x18 cm, 2 columns, (18x11 cm), 46 lines in a hybrid Gothic book script of medium quality, titles in red, 3-to 4-line initials in red or blue with contrasting penwork.
Context The MSS 1816-1832 comprises the entire palaeography collection of the palaeographer Prof. Dr. Bernhard Bischoff (1906-1993). 65 ff. and fragments spanning 800-1600, and 40 uncatalogued early printed ff. and fragments.
Provenance 1. Stephan Beissel, Jesuit scholar (-1915); 2. Robert Wölfle, München (-1958); 3. Bernhard Bischoff, München (1958-1993); 4. Robert Wölfle, München (1993-1994); 5. Bernard Rosenthal, Berkeley, California. 6. De-accessioned Sotheby's 10.7.2012:27.
Place of origin Italy
Dates 1st half 14c AD

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