LUL MS.F.3.3: St Ambrose, De officiis ministrorum. In Latin. Italy, Mid 15th century.
Physical description: On parchment. iii + 116 + ii leaves. Ruled with double vertical lines at margin of written text, containing first letter of sentences which begin a line. 198 x 128 mm.
Contents: Written in humanistic script.
Decoration: Initials: f.1 5-line gold N on blue, red and green, with white vine decoration. Shield in margin; f.56, f.88 4-line gold on coloured grounds.
Binding: 19th century binding by Ramage, London.
Provenance 1800-1900: entry from English bookseller's catalogue, price £1.8s.
Provenance 1900-1900: Thomas Glazebrook Rylands bequest (1900): Rylands catalogue, page 8.
Published citations and unpublished notes:
1978: former MSS handlist records May 1978 note by Dr A.C. de la Mare "Florentine MS of c.1450-60".