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Ms. Codex 622 - Bonet, Honoré, active 1378-1398 - L'arbre des batailles
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 622 - Bonet, Honoré, active 1378-1398 - L'arbre des batailles
Bonet, Honoré, active 1378-1398.
L'arbre des batailles [manuscript].
Arbre des batailles
[France?, 14--]
Physical description:
127 leaves : paper, ill. ; 200 x 134 (145 x 94) mm. bound to 206 x 137 mm.
A treatise on war in four parts.
Ms. codex.
Title from f. 1r.
"Manuscrit de 1446" written on 19th-century endleaf and on small portion of former binding now attached to spine of 19th-century binding.
Foliation: Paper, ii (modern paper) + 127 + ii (modern paper); [1-127]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 23-25 long lines; ruled in ink.
Script: Written in a Gothic cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Rubricated headings and initials throughout; some initials decorated with faces (f. 2r, 7v, 8r).
Binding: 19th-century calf.
Origin: Written in France[?], in the 15th century.
Notes in a later hand on final folio attribute work to Honoré Bonnor; same attribution is on spine.
Some water damage, upper outer corner of first portion; first two leaves have been repaired.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 622.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 622
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