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Petrarch, Trionfi , written in the 15th century in Italy

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MS. Montagu e. 1
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'Francisci . Pe[trarche]... Triumphus Amoris...', and the other Trionfi, with the same variations as in no. 25401, art. 3. On fol. 4 is a miniature of the head of Petrarch, and at foot the arms (?), azure, a tower turreted surrounded by a fortification masoned argent, therefrom a path partly or: the whole shield is within a gem-ring.

Dates

  • written in the 15th century in Italy

Extent

57 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu e. 1

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 25403.

Custodial History

'H. Drury. Harrow': in the Drury sale, March 15, 1827, no. 3108, where Montagu bought it.

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 7.

Physical Facet

On parchment, with illuminated borders and capitals with small miniatures

Dimensions

6 5/8 × 4 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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