25 May 2016
DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY AND MEDICINE, granted to Bernadinus Honoratus by the University of Padua, in Latin, with notarial and scribal signatures, illuminated manuscript on vellum, Padua, 9 June 1606
MAURICE BURRUS, no 906. Purchased from Lauria in 1935.
233 x 160mm. i + 6 + i, COMPLETE. 19 lines, ruled space: 170 x 130mm. DECORATED TITLE-PAGE with a foliate panel border, gold initials throughout (slight darkening to the title-page). Contemporary calf gilt.
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