208x143 mm; III + 219 + III fols.
paper; humanistic script; first lines of Petrarch’s poems (in red ink) set on left with commentary (in black ink) distributed across the page beneath them; quotations from the RVF poem in question are embedded (in red ink) within the text of commentary.
<inc> Hor vedi amor ch[e] giouinetta
fols. 1r-5v: partial alphabetical index of the first lines of RVF poems (under each letter of the alphabet (H-Z), poems are listed in order of appearance);
fol. 5v: blank;
fols. 6r-219v: Patrizi’s commentary on RVF 1-264 (<inc of commentary> Qvesto sonecto come univers[almente] [—] sta didue quaternarij et di due ter[nari]; <exp of commentary> in modo che essendo presso alla morte cerca nouo conseglio et congnosce [sic] il meglio et piglia niente di manco il peggio);
fol. 219v: colophon: ΤΕΛΩΣ Τϖ θεϖ Ταc Kαριαc [sic] ΑμΗν.
The top right margin of fols. 1-16 is missing, partially affecting legibility.
According to Paolino (1999, 155), this ms. is one of the six manuscript copies of Patrizi’s commentary to RVF. The other copies are: London, British Library, Additional 15654; London, National Art Library (V&A Museum), Forster 48.D.28; Rome, Biblioteca Casanatense, ms. 50; Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, italien 1024 and italien 1026. There is also another ms. containing Patrizi's commentary: Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. Lat. 3937.
Ms.Ricc, 170; Ms.Ricc2, 26-27