Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 396 (V.2.16)
Images: [ MS Hunter 396 fol. 1r ]
Date of Creation: Between 1431 and 1432
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Joannis Boccatii, De Montivm, Silvarvm, etc., Nominibvs.
Francisci Petrarchae, De Rebvs Memorandis.
On iii. 1 recto in a XVII.-XVIII. hand: 1- 15- 0
On 1, 1 recto at top, is the direction for the rubricator: Incipit bocatius de montibus siluis fontibus... Under this a later hand has written: Johannes Bocacius De montibus etc.
On 5, 1 recto this same hand has written at the top: Franciscus Petrarcha, de rebus memorabilibus.
9, 10 verso line 31: tius aut melius respondisset Augustus = Ed. Basil. 1581, T.1.p. 495, line 14.
The five following lines of the next anecdote, which breaks off abruptly at line 36 (as above), are not in the Basel Edition.
Line 32 is as follows: C [red initial] uius est illud in primis memorabile quod ymitari voluisse Tiberium reor.
[Formerly R.3.5; R.3.22].
Rebound March 1952 by Sydney Cockerell. Resewn, in new boards, spine covered red niger, cloth sides; lettered in gold BOCCACIUS | DE | MONTIBUS | ETC. || PETRARCH | DE REBUS | MEMOR-|ABILIBUS || MS
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 12 x 8 3/4, ff. 110 (52 + 58), both works in the same small current French hand, in single cols. of about 48 lines (in the first), and about 46 lines (in the second work), each 8 5/8 x 6 1/8 and 8 3/8 x 6 1/8 respectively, catchwords, signatures (traces only), foliation, modern, in pencil, one gilt illuminated initial with similar gestures on the first page, large and small illuminated initials (blue with red ornament and gestures or vice versā), small initials and paragraph marks blue and red alternately (large initials at the beginning of books in the second work only having gestures), margined but not ruled [as in V.2.10.], no marginalia, clean and well preserved, except for some worm holes in the first two quires of the second work, much cropped, no rubrics (spaces left), fol. sec. ut androtus. Cent. XV. (6th Oct., 1432).
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco, gilt-tooled edges and inner margins (lines), margins of sides (scroll and lines), panelled back, title (gilt): BOCCACIUS | DE | MONTIBUS | &C | PETRARCH | DE REBUS | MEMORANIDIS | M.S. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 315.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: N. Mann, 'Petrarch 1955 in the British Isles', Italia mediaevale & umanistica, 18 (1975), pp 139- ; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 315-316.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Giovanni Boccaccio 1313-1375
Joannes Boccatius, John Bochas.
author: Francesco Petrarch 1304-1374
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