Feast of Sts. Alexander, Eventius, Theodolius, and Juvenal (May 3); Feast of St. John Before the Latin Gate (May 6), 1st Vespers-Matins

Dublin Core

Identifier

BB_Llang_0038
Sotheby's, 21 June 1993, Lot 32, fol. a

Coverage

Unknown

Source

Sotheby's, Fine Books and Manuscripts from the Library of the late Alan G. Thomas, London, June 21-22, 1993, Lot 32.

Title

Feast of Sts. Alexander, Eventius, Theodolius, and Juvenal (May 3); Feast of St. John Before the Latin Gate (May 6), 1st Vespers-Matins

Table Of Contents

Incipit, (position unknown): Iohannes apostolus, quem dominus Iesus amavit plurimum...

Format

Single leaf (one of a bifolium); parchment; 275 x 200 (170 x 130) mm

Description

Script: Gothic textualis rotunda in two columns of 30 lines.
Decoration, position unknown: one eight-line inhabited initial with St. John the Evangelist, center bar extension terminating in floral and foliate forms.

Creator

Giorgio d'Alemagna (active 1441-1479) and others (Matteo de' Pasti)

Publisher

Ferrara, Italy

Language

Latin

Date

1441-1448

Provenance

Leonello d'Este (1407-1450), Marchese of Ferrara, patron; John Allan Rolls, 1st Baron Llangattock (1837 – 1912), former owner; Alan G. Thomas (1911-1992), bookseller.

Type

Text: Sanctorale

Bibliographic Citation

Sotheby's, Fine Books and Manuscripts from the Library of the late Alan G. Thomas, London, 21 June 1993, Lot 32, p. 59-60; Federica Toniolo, "Il lungo viaggio del Breviario di Lionello d'Este," Medioevo: arte e storia, Atti del convegno internationale di studi, Parm, 18-22 settembre 2007, p. 564-577.

Files

Sothebys_21June1993_fol_a.jpg

Citation

Giorgio d'Alemagna (active 1441-1479) and others (Matteo de' Pasti), “Feast of Sts. Alexander, Eventius, Theodolius, and Juvenal (May 3); Feast of St. John Before the Latin Gate (May 6), 1st Vespers-Matins,” Broken Books, accessed November 22, 2017, http://brokenbooks.omeka.net/items/show/3.