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Ms. Codex 248 - Viterbo (Italy) - Statutum Viterbien[se]
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Viterbo (Italy).
Statutum Viterbien[se] Par. II [manuscript].
[Italy, between 1600 and 1699]
Physical description:
229 leaves : paper ; 259 x 188 (240 x 167) mm. bound to 275 x 200 mm.
Volume containing laws and statutes of Viterbo, Italy. Second volume only, containing books 3-6. Also contains a table of contents to this volume at the end (f. 219r).
Ms. codex.
Title from spine. Each book has a title in the form: Statutorum Viterbij Liber Tertius (or, Quartus, etc.; cf. f. 3r, etc.).
Foliation: Paper, 229; [i], 1-218, [219-228]; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 24 long lines; ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a cursive script by what appears to be a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary half-vellum with soft boards. Boards splitting and fraying at the edges. Lower cover scraped and stained. Some leaves fraying at edges. A few smudges and stains. Binding and paper generally solid and in good condition.
Origin: Written in Italy in the 17th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 248
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 248
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