Much of the descriptive information and titles of individual items taken from Zacour-Hirsch.
Inscription (f. 129v): Armauirum que cano Troye qui primus aboris. This is the first line of Vergil's Aeneid.
Collation: Paper, ii + 235; 1-9⁸, 10¹⁰, 11-14⁸, 15⁸(-1), 16⁸, 17-19¹⁶, 20-22¹⁶, 23¹²(-2); [ii, 1-235]; contemporary foliation
in ink, upper right recto, mostly trimmed away; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Script: Written in several different cursive scripts.
Decoration: Black initials with red ornamentation (f. 1r, 1v, 3r, 4r, 4v).
Binding: Early 16th-century full calf on wooden boards; clasps missing.
Origin: Written in Tuscany[?] in the 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Cover worn, especially at edges and hinges. Possible evidence of slight worm damage on inside covers. First (blank, unnumbered)
quire loose. Various smudges and stains. Edges of some leaves fraying and tearing. Evidence of repairs to some leaves.
Small scrap of paper with assorted writing laid in between f. 234-235.
Dealer's description (Bernard Rosenthal) on file in the Library.