London, British Library, Additional 12228

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FoliosNone
2 frontend papers
2 backend papers
LanguageFrench - Italian localisation or influence
Approx. date1352 to 1362
Date notesLathuillère 1966, 47; Morato 2010, 17 (mid 14th. c.)
Place(s) of productionItaly, Naples
Lathuillère 1966, 47; Perriccioli-Saggese 1985; Morato 2010, 17 et passim.
First words of second recto folio[f. 3ra] cestui ne sera
First words of last recto folio[f. 352ra] claudas me uint
Incipit[f. 2ra] A Deu quj / ma done / pooiRet
Explicit[f. 352va] par celui refus que uos feistes / de cele ioste.

Related MS

Same configuration of textsCorpus Christi College, Cambridge (City in United Kingdom) - Ferrell 5

Same configuration of textsBiblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice (City in Italy) - francese Z XV

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Material:vellum
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Physical description

No. of illustrations:363
General illustration:Illustration at the bottom of the page. The space for the illustration is in some cases larger than the written space. Many illustrations have not been provided (e.g. ff. 164v, 203r). The illustration at f. 313v is remarkable as one of the oldest visual representations of the game of the cards.
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Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled4v
LayoutNone
Page dimensions340x235 (mm)
Justification245x165 (mm)
Columns2
20mm between columns
Column ruling present in grey
Lines41
Line ruling present in grey
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Writing above top line?False
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Level of Execution:Libraria
ScriptSouthern textualis (rotunda libraria)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 352va
Date?1352 to 1362
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Provenance

DescriptionArms of Louis de Tarente, King of Naples in the background of several illustrations, and emblems of the Ordre du Noeud at f. 4r.
Date1352 to 1362
PlaceNaples (City in Italy)
Ownershipde Tarente, Louis, Louis de Tarente