Merton College MS. 57
Former shelfmark: G. 2. 2
GREGORY ON JOB (PART I) AND EZECHIEL; S. XIV ex.
CPL 1708; CCSL 143, 143A-B (1979–85).
CPL 1710; CCSL 142 (1979).
CPL 1712; SChr 381–2 (1992).
Frame-ruled with crayon in 2 cols; written in c. 50 lines. Running heads between ruled lines.
Two similar professional scribes: (1) art. 1; (2) arts 2–3. The first writes an archaizing gothic rotunda bookhand. The second is English, writing bookhand with some anglicana letter-forms.
Large and handsome red and blue initials, flourished in the same colours and violet, with long marginal extensions; blue initials flourished in red; red or blue paraphs; red underlining of lemmata.
s. xix ex., half-bound in vellum with buckram sides; sewn on seven bands, fols. i and 249 are blank paper binding leaves. On fol. 1, near the foot of the foredge, are marks possibly of a small iron chain-staple.
Provenance and Acquisition
See MS 58. Inside the front board is modern ‘Merton College Library / N. 5. 3. Art.’, the second canc. and replaced with ‘G. 2. 2 (LVII)’ in red. ‘3’ is inked on the foredge.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .
Last Substantive Revision
2018-08-01: First online publication