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Medieval manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts

Descriptive Summary

Title: Medieval manuscripts
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1300-1500
Language: Latin
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet 3 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms1286
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Nicholas Jenson (1420-1480) was a French printer and type designer. He worked in Venice, Italy, and designed one of the first Roman type faces.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various loose pages of manuscripts dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, some rubricated with ornate initials and borders. Eight items are on vellum, three contain musical notation, are in Latin and appear to be religious in nature. One document is a leaf from the 1479 Biblia Latina by Nicholas Jenson of Venice.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Medieval manuscripts, ms1286, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Illuminated manuscripts.
Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Jenson, Nicholas
Manuscripts (documents)
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Printing -- 1450-1500.
Vellum (parchment)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1BManuscripts (5 items)
2AManuscripts (3 items)
3Incunabula leaf from Biblia Latina by Nicholas Jenson, 1479