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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 116
Description: ff. i + 110 + i - In calf, s. XVIII; rebacking now disintegrated. - Dominican house of San Marco in Florence; Frederick North (1766-1827), 5th Earl of Guilford; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his nn. 6447 and 6555; George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1773.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 8
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS116_20
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-110v
Description: - Parchment - 300 x 215 mm - Text in 37 lines of verse, with extreme variation in the amount of gloss per page; ruled in lead.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVSearchable Date Range: 1300 - 1399
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Rounded gothic book hand; gloss probably by the same person in a smaller, cursive hand; first or first two verses of each book in elaborate gothic display capitals.
Other Decoration: 9- to 11-line red opening initials, occasionally with void design or incorporating the form of a fish into the letter; versals usually in the ink of the text.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-110v
Author: Lucan
Title: Pharsalia
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Extensive marginal and interlinear commentary, unidentified. 
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f. 1  

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f. 10   Opening lines in a quasi-lapidary script; initial in the shape of a fish.

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f. 20  

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f. 30v   Initial including the shape of a fish.

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f. 34v   Erasure (?) in lower margin.

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f. 88   Initial including the shape of a fish; versals in red or black ink.

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f. 103   Pencil outline of initial, preparatory to painting.

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Binding   Front pastedown, with bookplate of Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford; two Phillipps numbers, the second of which belongs to a sequence of manuscripts acquired from San Marco in Florence.

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