Flourished initials, Xenophon, translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus ; Basil of Caesarea, translated by Leonardus Brutus Aretinus; Isocrates. Collection of rhetorical and humanistic texts, including Xenophon's 'Hiero' (f. 64v), Basil of Caesarea's 'De studiis secularibus' (f. 68), Isocrates's 'Orationes' (f. 72). England (Canterbury). 1459 - 1462. Scribe: Henry Cranebroke (?)
Metamorphose IV - Sophie Verbeek "The writing dissolves and melts into an ugly, primitive mess made of ink. Such is the price for one's transformation: beauty often comes from mud... it's ugliness is beautiful, because it looks so crude roar and primitive."