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San Francisco, State of California, Sutro Collection,  Sutro Collection MS 07
Description: ff. i + 48 - Green vellum. - Carlo Archinto of Milan (1669-1732); Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), mayor of San Francisco. A letter from George Moss (librarian of Sutro) addressed to Mrs. Morbio (presumably Mrs. Albert Morbio, Sutro's daughter), 23 May 1890, accompanies the manuscript. - Not in De Ricci.
Notes:-In house call number: Sutro PA 4267 P3 1464.
Acknowledgments: - This description provided by D. J. Dutschke and C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
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Part 1: ff. 1r-48v
Description: - Parchment - 205 x 135 mm - 25 long lines ruled in ink.
Country: ItalyCardinal point: northern
Region: LombardyCity: Lodi
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1464, February 1
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Scribe(s): Antonius de Bozollo
Script: Humanistic.
Figurative Decoration: One inhabited initial on gold ground; bust of a bishop on a red shield carrying the name Alexander inside a green wreath.
Other Decoration: Border along lower edge of f. 1 of sprays of flowers decorated with gold balls; 2- and 3-line initials alternating in blue and gold with pen flourishing in red and blue respectively; headings in red centered above blocks of text.
Notes: Scribal colophon, 4. 46r; back pastedown from another manuscript; written surface faces board, making writing only faintly visible.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-46r
Author: Pseudo Phalaris
Other Associate: Francesco Griffolini of Arezzo, translator
Title: Phalaridis Epistolae
Language(s): Latin
Notes: ff. 44v-45v, 4 additional letters with preface to Alfonso of Naples; f. 46, letter to Francesco Pellotus of Padua; ownership note. f. 46r; ff. 46v-47v blank; 2 alphabets & excerpts from Sallust and Lucan, signed "A. B" on f. 48r; f. 48v blank. 
Not AvailableFront cover   Green vellum binding typical of the Archinto collection.

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Not AvailableInside front cover   Archinto bookplate, "Archintea laus."

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Not Availablef. 1r   Inhabited initial; bust of bishop.

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Not Availableff. 32v-33r   Decorated initials; catchword running perpendicular to text block.

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Not Availableff. 45v-46r   Scribal colophon dated February 1, 1464; ownership note added in later hand.

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Not Availablef. 48v   Alphabets.

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