Often these are of infinitesimal value, transcripts of extant copies of no greater age; but there is always the possibility that they may be a competent scholar's own careful apograph of some ancient MS. which a Poggio had unearthed at St. Gall, and which has since vanished. From Wordnik.com. [The Wanderings and Homes of Manuscripts Helps for Students of History, No. 17.] Reference
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