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[Breve dell'Arte degli Albergatori in Siena].
60 leaves : parchment ; 300 x 220 mm.
Inns and innkeepers
Olschki, Leo S. (Leo Samuel), 1861-1940
Scheide, William Taylor, 1847-1907
Princeton University Library. Manuscript. Scheide 36.
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Wooden boards (Binding)
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Includes a list of innkeepers, inns and rules governing their management; followed by annual confirmations of succeeding officials to 1625.
Decoration: 1 miniature (fol. 10r), stained and rubbed, of the Virgin and Child enthroned between 2 angels, 1 illuminated initial.
Origin: Written at Siena in 1355 (with additions to 1625).
Old oak boards, brown calf back.
fols. 1r-8r: Capitula to the Breve.
fols. 10v-26r: Siena. Università degli alberghatori, Breve (collection of statutes and regulations pertaining to the innkeepers of Siena, 1355)
fols. 26v-37r: Additions, 1355-1625.
fols. 38r-40r: Names of innkeepers, 1399.
fols. 40v-60v: Additions to 17th century.
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Obtained by William T. Scheide from L. S. Olschki.
De Ricci, p. 2126, no. 36
Scheide Library, Princeton University. M 36.
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