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Treatises by Petrus Paulus Vergerius the elder, Guarino Veronese and Magnus Basilius

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 288
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Treatises by Petrus Paulus Vergerius the elder, Guarino Veronese and Magnus Basilius
Date(s): c1450-1500
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 112 leaves, octavo, 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Three treatises bound in one volume; the title pages, colophons and a few initials are illuminated. The verso of the penultimate leaf has been used for a notarial instrument dated 28 August 1571. The last leaf [blank?] is missing and has been replaced by a leaf from another MS. ff [1-51]: Petri Pauli [Vergerii] Iustinopolitani ad Ubertinum Karrariensem De ingenuis moribus ac liberalibus adolescentiae studiis liber; ff 52-3: Ode from Vergerius to Ubertinus in 15 stanzas beginning "Kariget nobis pater atque princeps"; ff 54- Guarini Ver[onensis] ad Angelum Corbinellum Florentinum in Plutarchi De liberis educandis translationem de graeco incip[it] prohoemium; ff 89- Magni Basilii De modostudendi poetis et oratori[b]us ex graeco in latinum versum ab clarissimo oratore Leonardo [Aretino] lib[er]. Usually known as "De liberalibus studiis et ingenuis moribus".

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

f. 34 has been cut out and mistakenly tipped in between f. 35 and 36.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purposes of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original, which must be assessed by a conservator. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

N.R. Ker, Medieval MSS. in British Libraries: I, London (1969), pp. 366-7.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Originally in the Phillipps collection

Immediate source of acquisition:

See Archival History

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by K Attar.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
25 July 2002

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