Title from rubric (f. 1r).
Foliation: Parchment, 70 + ii; [1-70]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (19th-century foliation with larger
numbers, also in pencil, also upper right recto, skips f. 38 and f. 50; this earlier foliation and the note in pencil at the
upper margin of the first page are both mentioned in the 1892 catalog of the Boncompagni library).
Layout: Written in 23-24 long lines; frame-ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a rounded northern Italian humanistic script.
Decoration: 1 6-line initial in blue with red acanthus-leaf decoration, ornamental frame, and extensions (f. 1r); 15 2- or
3-line initials in either red or blue; 5 of the red initials have penwork in black (f. 5r, 37v, 42r, 55r, 60r); marginal notations,
mostly place names, in red or blue; rubrics in red.
Binding: 15th-century vellum over pasteboards.
Origin: Possibly written in northern Italy, before 1450 (date of ownership inscription, f. 70v); probably written between
1440 and 1450.