Incunabula: decoration index

Initials supplied in manuscript

Initials supplied in manuscript

Including historiated initials/initials with identifiable portraits (also might include elaborately decorated/painted/illuminated initials)

Be.1.2, 3: on [c1r] (leaf [9r]) of part I a 16-line historiated initial “M” - depicting St. Jerome in cardinal’s robes and hat, an open book in his hands; on [b1r] (leaf [13r]) of part II a 22-line historiated initial “P” - depicting St Jerome as a hermit in the wilderness, kneeling and beating his chest in penance, with his lion at his knee
Be.3.17: six-line historiated initial “U” on [*2r] depicting a seated physician in a pink robe and cap holding aloft a urine flask.
Bf.1.18: five-line historiated initial “P” and nine-line initial “C” (in error for “B”) on a1r depicting saints.
Bf.3.2: eight six-line initials, which introduce separate books of the text, are supplied in gold on a purple or blue square ground decorated with triple white dots, and are further decorated with floral motifs or vignettes - including a hare, a duck, and a putto astride a swan
Bg.1.6: six-line historiated initial “Q” , set on a gold square ground and framing a portrait of Guilelmus Duranti holding a book.
Bg.1.9: classical figure of semi-draped man holding a bunch of grapes and making a libation of wine onto a flame.
Bg.2.12: six-line initial “V” supplied in dull gold on [a1r] with a background of two dolphins and a female head in profile;  eight other historiated initials supplied in pen-and-ink and heightened with wash.
Bg.3.10: six-line epigraphic initial “Q” is supplied in purple pen-work, the bowl of the initial decorated with the head and shoulders of a helmeted man holding a spear;  on b1r a ten-line epigraphic initial “C” is supplied in purple pen-work, and astride the initial is a horse standing on grassy ground and bearing a nude male rider who holds a banner with the initials “S.P.Q.R.”
Bg.3.11: St Thomas Aquinas.
Bw.2.10: miracle of St Nicholas and the resurrection of the three boys.
Bw.3.24: Avicenna.
Bx.3.10: St Jerome, with cardinal’s hat and halo, holding an open book.
Bx.3.20: Christ?
Mu15-c.22: half figure of a man in green and brown robes.

Including elaborately decorated/painted/illuminated initials and those supplied in more than two colours (also might include pen-flourishing; usually with minor plain initials) 

4.1 Bible32275; 160421160826; 167505Ag-y.8; Am-z.41; Am-z.44An-x.18; An-y.4; BD7-b.6; BD7-b.13; BD7-b.17BD7-c.2; BD7-c.7 (item 1); BD7-c.16; BD7-d.21BD7-d.23; BD9-a.5, 6BD9-a.9 (extracted from an illuminated vellum manuscript); BD9-a.10; BD9-a.11; BD9-b.7; BD9-c.7; BD9-c.8; BD9-d.5; BD9-d.10; BD9-d.11; BD9-d.18; BD12-a.5BD12-a.9; BD12-a.11BD12-a.12; Be.1.5; Be.1.6; Be.1.9; Be.1.10; Be.1.11; Be.2.2; Be.2.3; Be.2.5; Be.2.6; Be.2.7Be.3.4; Be.3.5Be.3.6; Be.3.7, 8Be.3.13; Be.3.19Be.3.25; Be.3.29 (item 1); Be.3.29 (item 2); Bf.1.1; Bf.1.6; Bf.1.7, 8Bf.1.9Bf.1.10; Bf.1.13Bf.1.15Bf.2.3; Bf.2.4; Bf.2.11Bf.2.12; Bf.2.13; Bf.2.14; Bf.2.16Bf.3.16; Bf.3.18; Bg.1.3; Bg.1.10; Bg.2.6; Bg.2.9; Bg.2.11Bg.2.20 (item 1); Bg.2.24; Bg.2.25; Bg.3.14; Bg.3.21; Bh.1.3Bh.1.16; Bh.1.18; Bh.1.19; Bh.2.16; Bh3-e.14; Bh5-a.15 (probable illuminated initials - now missing); Bk6-d.1; Bm3-c.13; Bm5-f.16; Bm8-g.10; Bn6-f.15Bv.1.1; Bv.1.3Bv.1.5; Bv.1.6; Bv.1.8Bv.1.10, 11; Bw.1.2, 3Bw.1.4; Bw.1.6Bw.1.12; Bw.1.13Bw.2.2; Bw.2.3; Bw.2.7; Bw.2.9; Bw.2.11; Bw.2.18; Bw.2.22; Bw.3.12; Bw.3.13; Bw.3.18; Bw.3.25; Bw.3.27; Bx.1.1-4Bx.1.11Bx.2.3; Bx.2.4; Bx.2.9; Bx.2.10; Bx.2.19; Bx.2.20; Bx.3.4; Bx.3.23; Bx.3.26; By.1.1By.1.2; By.1.3By.1.6 (incomplete); By.1.14; By.2.3; By.2.5; By.2.10; By.2.13; By.2.14; By.2.19By.3.3; By.3.11 (item 1); By.3.12; By.3.29; Dn-b.7, 8Dp-b.3; Ds.2.6-7; Dt-a.9Du-i.26; E.1939.65.1381Eg6-a.11; Eg8-b.9Eg8-b.13; Euing Add. f45; Euing Add. f52Mu11-y.1; S.M. 1959; Sp Coll f235; T.C.L. f1T.C.L. f3; T.C.L. f4; T.C.L. f12

Including some initials with decoration/pen-flourishing (usually with minor plain initials)

77723; 160419160836167514; 167524; 167525; 167531Af-b.54; Ag-x.11; Ag-y.21; Ah-y.18Ai-x.21Al-a.75; Al-b.16; Al-b.47An-y.24; An-y.26; An-y.27; An-y.32; An-y.36; Ap-x.1Ap-x.2; Ap-x.3, 4; Ap-x.5, 6BC14-a.1 (item 1); BC14-a.1 (item 2); BC14-a.1 (item 3); BC14-a.1 (item 4); BC14-a.1 (item 5); BC14-a.1 (item 6); BC14-c.11 (item 2); BC29-x.3; Bd.2.14; BD7-b.5; BD7-b.14BD7-c.1 (item 2); BD7-c.5BD7-c.14 (some decorated with grotesque faces); BD7-d.8; BD7-d.15BD7-e.2BD7-e.8; BD7-e.19 (some decorated with grotesque faces); BD7-e.33BD7-f.11; BD9-a.1; BD9-b.9BD9-c.4; BD9-d.3; BD9-d.9 (item 1); BD9-d.15; BD9-d.20; BD9-e.2BD9-e.6; BD12-a.10BD15-a.26; BD15-i.20; Be.1.4 (some decorated with grotesque faces); Be.1.14; Be.2.1; Be.2.11; Be.2.12; Be.3.3; Be.3.20 (washed out); Be.3.21; Be.3.24; Bf.1.2; Bf.2.6; Bf.2.7; Bf.2.9; Bf.2.19; Bf.3.1; Bf.3.9; Bf.3.15 (item 1); Bf.3.15 (item 2); Bf71-a.4; Bg.1.4; Bg.1.5; Bg.1.7; Bg.1.8; Bg.1.11Bg.2.10; Bg.2.14, 15; Bg.2.16; Bg.2.20 (item 2); Bg.2.23; Bg.2.26; Bg.2.27; Bh3-e.15; Bh7-b.8; Bh9-d.1; Bi2-b.4; Bk5-b.3; Bl7-e.3; Bl9-g.25Bm1-e.8 (item 1); Bm1-e.8 (item 2); Bo1-d.4; Bv.1.7Bv.1.12Bw.1.1; Bw.1.5; Bw.1.7; Bw.2.1; Bw.2.12; Bw.2.21; Bw.3.14; Bw.3.23Bw.3.32; Bx.1.5; Bx.1.7; Bx.1.9Bx.1.12; Bx.1.13Bx.2.11 (item 1); Bx.2.11 (item 2); Bx.2.11 (item 3); Bx.2.21; Bx.3.18Bx.3.34; By.1.4; By.2.7; By.2.11; By.2.17; By.3.2By.3.10By.3.11 (item 3); By.3.19By.3.26 (item 2); By.3.30 (one decorated with pen-and-ink face); By.3.31; By.3.36; By.3.38; Cm.1.2; Cm.1.5; Da-a.13, 14Da-b.1; Dn-a.3-5Dp-e.4; Dq-a.16; Dr-d.6 (one decorated with pen-and-ink face); Ds-e.14; Du-c.7; Dv-d.14Dw-a.14Eg8-b.11K.T. f1 (item 2);  Mu7-x.5Mu43-a.4; Mu51-b.16; RF 362; T.C.L. e2; T.C.L. f5; T.C.L. f10, 11

Plain only (usually red and/or black and/or blue) 

163434163761; 163762; 167504167510; 167513; 167517; 167518; 167525; 167527; 167530167532310925Ag-x.13Ah-b.27Ai-a.17; Ai-a.22 (item 1); Ai-a.22 (item 2); Ak-a.41; Al-a.76Al-b.45An-c.20; An-e.21; An-x.13; An-y.5; An-y.12An-y.17An-y.20; An-y.22An-y.23 (item 1); An-y.23 (item 2); An-y.25An-y.33An-y.38; BC4-c.22 (item 1); BC4-c.22 (item 3); BC33-d.11; BD1-c.41BD1-g.4BD7-b.8BD7-c.3; BD7-c.8; BD7-d.1; BD7-d.13; BD7-d.22; BD7-e.12; BD7-e.13BD7-e.17BD7-f.3BD7-f.8; BD7-f.9; BD7-f.15BD7-f.17; BD9-a.4; BD9-d.1; BD9-d.13; BD9-e.5; BD12-a.7; BD12-a.13, 14BD15-i.23; Be.1.7; Be.1.12 (item 1); Be.1.12 (item 2); Be.2.16; Be.2.18Be.2.19; Be.3.1Be.3.9 (item 1); Be.3.9 (item 2); Be.3.15; Be.3.16 (item 3); Be.3.22; Be.3.23 (item 1); Be.3.23 (item 2); Be.3.26; Bf.1.3Bf.1.5; Bf.1.11; Bf.2.5; Bf.2.8; Bf.3.3; Bf.3.5Bf.3.8; Bf.3.11Bf.3.12; Bf.3.14; Bf.3.19 (one excised and later replaced in imitation); Bg.1.1Bg.2.2Bg.2.19; Bg.2.30; Bg.3.3Bg.3.5; Bg.3.7Bg.3.12; Bh.1.17 (item 2); Bh.3.25; Bh6-e.1; Bh8-e.8Bh9-d.9 (item 1); Bh9-d.9 (item 2); Bk5-g.13 (item 1);  Bk5-g.13 (item 3); Bk5-g.22 (item 1); Bk5-g.22 (item 4); Bk5-g.22 (item 5); Bk7-e.11; Bm2-e.3 (item 1); Bm9-d.11Bv.1.2; Bv.1.4; Bv.2.9; Bv.2.16Bv.2.21; Bv.2.29; Bv.2.31 (item 1); Bv.2.31 (item 2); Bw.1.10; Bw.2.4; Bw.2.5; Bw.2.13; Bw.2.16; Bw.2.17; Bw.2.19; Bw.2.23; Bw.2.24Bw.3.2 (item 1); Bw.3.2 (item 2); Bw.3.16; Bw.3.17; Bw.3.21 (item 1); Bw.3.21 (item 2); Bx.1.6; Bx.2.5; Bx.2.6; Bx.2.12; Bx.2.15Bx.2.16Bx.2.17; Bx.2.23; Bx.3.5; Bx.3.11; Bx.3.14; Bx.3.25; Bx.3.30; Bx.3.31 (item 1); Bx.3.31 (item 2); Bx.3.31 (item 3); Bx.3.31 (item 4); Bx.3.31 (item 5); Bx.3.35Bx.3.36; Bx.3.37; By.1.7; By.1.12, 13By.2.2; By.2.18; By.2.20; By.3.4By.3.7; By.3.11 (item 2); By.3.11 (item 4); By.3.15; By.3.20 (item 1); By.3.20 (item 2); By.3.21By.3.22By.3.24 (item 1); By.3.26 (item 1); By.3.28By.3.35; Cm.1.4Cn.2.21 (item 1); Da-a.2Dk.2.8 (item 3); Dq-a.1, 2Dq-b.10; Dq-c.11; Dt-d.14; Eg6-d.8 (item 1); Eg6-d.8 (item 2);  Eg6-d.18Eg6-e.20 (item 1); Eg6-e.20 (item 2); Eg6-e.20 (item 3); Eg6-e.20 (item 4); Eg7-b.3; Eg7-c.1Eg8-c.21Euing Add. q27K.T. f1 (item 1); Mu16-d.43; RCPSG: Bookstore BAR; RCPSG: Bookstore IBN(1); RCPSG: Bookstore IBN(2); RF 1183S.M. 104; S.M. 1984; S.M. 1985T.C.L. 285; T.C.L. 450T.C.L. 451; T.C.L. e3; T.C.L. f2; T.C.L. f53

Initials added unprofessionally

167515; 167516Ag-y.9; Ag-y.22Ah-y.8 (modern?); Al-b.19; Al-b.45; Al-b.54; An-y.9; An-y.37; An-y.41BC14-c.11 (item3); BC33-d.8 (item 1); Bd.2.13; BD7-c.1 (item 1); BD7-c.13; BD7-f.12; BD7-f.13 (item 4); BD9-a.8; BD9-b.6; BD9-e.1; BD9-e.19; BD15-g.18; Be.2.17Be.3.28; Bg.2.28Bg.2.32; Bg.3.15; Bh.1.11; Bl7-e.1Bm2-e.3 (item 3); Bm4-e.2; Bw.2.8Bw.3.10Bw.3.15; Bx.2.5; Bx.2.22; Bx.3.8; Bx.3.13; Bx.3.17; Bx.3.39; By.2.20; Dk.2.8 (item 2); Eg7-c.10Mu27-e.5; Strathclyde U.L. Archives & Special Collections, PraepositusT.C.L. 237; T.C.L. f9

Manuscript guide letters

Ag-x.11; Ai-a.22 (item 2); BC14-a.1 (item 3); BD7-d.22; BD9-a.5, 6BD9-a.9; BD9-a.10; BD12-a.7Be.3.4Be.3.29 (item 1); Be.3.29 (item 2); Bf.1.9Bf.2.2; Bf.3.3; Bg.2.2Bg.2.3; Bg.2.4; Bg.2.17, 18 (washed out); Bh9-d.1; Bv.1.1Bv.1.5; Bw.1.7; Bw.2.2; Bw.2.17; Bw.3.1 (item 2); Bx.1.7; Bx.2.5; Bx.2.20; Bx.2.23; Bx.3.1; By.1.1By.1.7By.1.9, 10; By.1.14; By.2.14 (in red); By.2.20; By.3.19Cm.1.4; Dq-a.1, 2Eg8-a.18; T.C.L. f4