Florence, Italy, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, MS Banco Rari 337 (olim Palatino 1178), All folios

Physical description

Material: paper

Number of leaves: ii + 138 + ii

Format: oblong

Page dimensions: 86 x 205

Quire structure: Text version

Title page / Frontispiece: f. [ii]r: Full-page title 'Bassus', probably part of the original parchment wrapper integrated into modern parchment endleaf
f. 1r: title 'BASSUS. ALTUS' which may indicate that the facing recto pages which are mostly left blank were not meant for added verbal text, but for a copy of the altus voice.

Non-musical texts: Before 1r: Paper leaf mounted on a guard including a description of the manuscript by Johannes Wolf.
f. 21r: Inscription (written 5 times): 'dare [crossed out] questa sara per darvi aviso come noi sciamo ... el simile spero'.

Other devices: 1. Old ink foliation, verso top left: 14-150, with 3 folios missing (ff. 52, 53, 98).
2. Modern pencil foliation, recto bottom left: 1-138

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Preparation and Copying

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