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Reference files of Albinia de la Mare, containing photographs and photocopies of manuscripts and related papers: 'Miscellaneous - Codici latini datati (B[iblioteca] A[postolica] V[aticana]), Bruni, Filelfo, Manetti, Platina, Ege, Portugal, et al.', 1983-1999 and n.d. [c.1987-1995]

MS. 18746/206
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Folder 1: 'B[iblioteca] A[postolica] V[aticana], Codici latini datati', images of Vatican manuscripts and notes, n.d. [c.1987]

Folder 2: 'Manuscripts containing L[eonardo] Bruni, [Dialogus] ad Petrum Paulum Histrum, [In orationibus homerii]', photocopies of manuscripts containing the work by Leonardo Bruni, and [Varro's] De lingua latina, and related papers, 1987-1998

Folder 3: 'Ege manuscripts', correspondence and papers, 1989-1999, relating to manuscripts broken up by Otto F. Ege, including the text of an article or lecture by de la Mare, 'Four Manuscripts Dismembered by Otto F. Ege - Leaves Identified', Jul 1998

Folder 4: 'Portugal and Italy, Nat[ional] Gall[ery], May-June 1995', correspondence and papers, 1995-1998 and n.d. [c.1995], relating to the conference, 'Links Between Portugal and Italy in the Renaissance', National Gallery, London, 31 May-1 Jun 1995, including a draft of a paper, 'Portuguese patrons of the Florentine booktrade in the fifteenth century', given at the conference by de la Mare

Folder 5: correspondence with Dr. Paola Scarcia Piacentini, Rome, 1983-1991, concerning an article on scribes including Pomponio Leto and Poggio Bracciolini, and the scribes of Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Chig. I. IV. 199 and Pal. lat. 1597, and related papers

Folder 6: 'Photographs of manuscripts in Pennsylvania State University', photographs and notes, n.d. [c.1995] including images of

  1. Boethius, 14th century, with ex-libris in humanistic capitals of the early 15th century, 'Iste liber est mei ser Thomae de Rondinellis' (Lat. 129?)
  2. Petrarch annotated by Ludovico Carbone
  3. Tractatus de vitiis, scribe Michael de Salvaticis
  4. Prayer book

Folder 7: correspondence with Martin Davies, King's College, Cambridge, 1987, regarding Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Chig. J. IV. 119 (annotations by Jean Jouffroy?); Barb. lat. 1927; Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Lat. fol. 604 (northern or north eastern Italy, c. second quarter 15th century)

Folder 8: 'Platina, De honesta voluptate', correspondence with M.E. Milham, Fredericton, Canada, 1988-1990, regarding Platina's work, including reference to Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Conv. soppr. J. IX. 37, copied by Lorenzo da Bisticci (d. 1478), and to his bequest of books to the library of San Marco, Florence

Folder 9: 'G. Manetti, De Terramotu', correspondence with Dr. Bruno Figliuolo, Naples, 1988, regarding Manetti's work, with images of Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. lat. 268; Pal. lat. 1076; 1077; 1604 (apparently the last three all Neapolitan manuscripts); Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Lat. 6746 (Giovanni da Stia); Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, III. G. 23

Folder 10: 'Gian Marco Filelfo, Consolatoria', correspondence with Anne Schoysman Zambrini, Florence, 1990, relating to Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale Albert I, unidentified shelfmark (Filelfo)


  • Creation: 1983-1999 and n.d. [c.1987-1995]


1 box (10 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 18746/206

Former reference:

Archive A. C. de la Mare, sect. II., cont. LXXXIII