Berlin, Staatsbibliothek, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Hamilton 581

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General information

Folios70
LanguageFrench - Western localisation or influence
Approx. date1450 to 1475
Date notesStutzmann - Tylus 2007, 228 and Lagomarsini 2014, 61-62. 15th c., Morato 2010, 14.
Place(s) of productionFlanders
Stutzmann - Tylus 2007, 228; Morato 2010, 14; Lagomarsini 2014, 61-62.
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit
Explicit

Material

Material:vellum
Watermark:
Condition:

Structure

Collation:

18-2(ff. 1-6) 88 (ff. 7-70)

Quire structure:Quaternions, the first quire lost two ff. between ff. 3v and 4r.
Quire marks:
Catchwords:
Catchword disposition:verso of the final leaf of the quire, centred under the writing space

Physical description

General illustration:Spaces left for about 30 illustrations, cf. Stutzmann - Tylus 2007, 229.
General decoration:
Evidence of readership:Single words added in the margins: 'Roses' (f. 5rb), 'avons' (f. 9ra), 'vous' (f. 21ra). At f. 30ra a modern hand sketched a head of a young woman. At f. 66rb, a signature (initials only, 17th c.). Cf. Stutzmann - Tylus, 229.
Foliations description:

Mise en page

Hand(s)

Level of Execution:Formata
ScriptCursiva (Bastarda)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 70rb
Date1450 to 1475
Scribe description:At least two hands (cf. the discenders of long s and f), probably from the same atelier: a (ff. 1ra-22vb) and b (ff. 23ra-70rb). Cf. Stutzmann - Tylus 2007, 581 and Lagomarsini 2014, 61-62.
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