Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 480 (V.7.7)
Date of Creation: Between 1329 and 1499
Place of Creation: Florence?, Italy
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Francisci Petrarchae, De Obedientia et Fide Vxoria Mythologia. (De Patientia Griseldis.)
Francisci Petrarchae, Epistvlarvm Liber Innominatvs.
Francisci Petrarchae, De Contemptv Mvndi. (Dialogi II et III).
Francisci Petrarchae, Itinerarivm Syriacvm.
On i, 1 verso autograph of Thos. Martin of Palgrave.
Under this in an XVIII. Cent. hand: 89. This number is repeated on ii, 3 verso.
On i, 2 recto in top corner, in pencil (XVIII. Cent. hand): 1- 1-. Below this: Fra: Blomefield Caij | 1726, followed by the following (in Thos. Martin's hand): Historia de Waltero Marchione Ferarie, | et sua Crisilde . per Franciscum Petrarcha.
On i, 3 recto (in Francis Blomefield's hand): Franciscus Petrarcha ut dicit supplement . Chronicarum | p. 175, b. Scripsit vitam Criselidis et Gualteri | marchionis. | F. Petrarcha florentinus archidiaconus Parmensis | Catholice Ecclesie Patavinae Rhetor, Philosophus et poeta obijt | 1374. | Possevin apparat . Sacer . 590.
On 1, 6 recto the same hand has: Inter opera Petrarchi (folio impressa) Est | Liber Epistolarum Sine Titulo Sic incipiens | in Prefatione | Cum semper odiosa etc.
On 1, 2 recto is an autograph (cropped): Roger Goode (?).
On 10, 10 verso line 11 = last line of p. 564 after the Basel edition. The twelve following lines beginning: Certe vt es ingenio promptus ac docilis are not in the print.
Under the text comes (in Fr. Blomefield's hand): Liber Fran: Blomefield Coll Caij Cant | de dono reverendi viri hugonis Hare rectoris | de Gressenhall Norff anno Sept: 3.
On ii, 4 recto is attached the armorial book-plate of: Francis Blomefield. | Rector of Fersfield in Norfolk . 1736.
For Francis Blomefield (1705-1751), see Dict. Nat. Biog, v. 226.
For Thos. Martin (1697-1771), see Dict. Nat. Biog. xxxvi. 297 and S.1.3.
[Formerly S.6.11; S.6.84].
Rebound by Cockerell, 1965, in brown morocco with black lettering piece.
For Roger Goode see also fols 32r, 34r
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 7 x 5 1/8, ff. 74, originally ff. 98, three quires lost after the fourth, three written (?in Florentine hands) (ff. 9 verso-30, 1-9 recto + 32-64, and 31, 32 + 65-74), in single cols. of 32 lines (ff. 1-30 and 33-64), and 29 lines (ff. 31, 32 and 65-74), each 6 x 3 3/4, no signatures or catchwords visible (probably cropped), foliation, XVIII. Cent., in pencil, large and small ultramarine initials with red gestures, opening words engrossed (of each epistle, etc.), initials of interlocutors rubricated, rubrics and running titles (first work only), paragraph marks alternately blue and red, few marginalia, interlinear additions and corrections, fol. sec. equidem nec. Cent. XIV.-XV.
Binding: Millboards, covered quarter calf and (patched) marbled-paper. Early 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. 400.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Notes: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasion: 'The World of Chaucer', Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, May-Aug. 2004.
Bibliography: Julie Gardham, The world of Chaucer: medieval books and manuscripts (Glasgow, 2004), p. 28; N. Mann, 'Petrarch MSS in the British Isles', Italia mediaevale e 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 399-400.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Francesco Petrarch 1304-1374
exhibition: World of Chaucer
Exhibition: The World of Chaucer: Medieval Books and Manuscripts from Glasgow University Library, held at the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, 15 May-28 August 2004.
provenance: Francis Blomefield 1705-1752
Rector of Hargham, 1729-1730.
provenance: Thomas Martin 1697-1771
Of Palgrave. Antiquary.
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