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Title
Cephalus and Procris
Names
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) (Author)
Steinhöwel, Heinrich (1412-1482?) (Translator)
Collection

Two texts by Giovanni Boccaccio]

Von synnrychen erluchten wyben

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1475 - 1499
Place: Ulm, Germany
Date Created: 1474 (Approximate)
Place: Ulm, Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 105
Topics
Women
Notes
Ownership: Dedication to Elinor of Austria, f. 7-9, with her arms. Collection of James P.R. Lyell; collection of Henry Huth. Bought for Spencer from Quaritch, 1951.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Fischer-Heetfeld article. Notes in manuscript.
Content: 3 scribes? A, ff. 1-64v; B, ff. 64v-148v, 152-155; C, ff. 149-151v, 156-173
Content: 73 pen-and-ink drawings, colored, based on woodcuts of 1473 edition. Border designs with human figures ff. 7 and 9v.
Content: Dated to after 1473, because it closely follows the text and illustrations from the printed edition by Johannes Zainer, Ulm 1473.
Content: Paper
Content: Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers; border designs and flourishes, large opening initials.
Content: Up to 37 long lines per page, ruled in black ink. Catchword visible, f. 12v.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 02e21420-c62b-012f-e3ab-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1313: Creator Born
  • 1375: Creator Died
  • 1474: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cephalus and Procris" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1474. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/754915bb-a147-72a1-e040-e00a18063ce4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cephalus and Procris" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/754915bb-a147-72a1-e040-e00a18063ce4

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1474). Cephalus and Procris Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/754915bb-a147-72a1-e040-e00a18063ce4

Wikipedia Citation

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Cephalus and Procris