Merton College MS. 255
Former shelfmark: C. 2. 6
ARTICELLA, CONSTANTINE THE AFRICAN; S. XIII1
f. iii blank; on the verso is a table of contents, s. xv.
Standard Merton s. xvii, sewn on three bands; formerly chained from the usual position. Fols. i-ii and 92–3 are paper binding leaves. f. 91, formerly a pastedown in an earlier binding, has the mark of a brass chain-staple at the foot.
Provenance and Acquisition
At least partly made in England, and there soon after manufacture, owned by a physician practising in the area of Gloucestershire and Somerset.
On f. iiiv‘Liber domus scolarium de Mertonhalle in Oxonia ex dono M. Willelmi Duffeld nuper socii eiusdem’, s. xv, repeated in a hand of s. xvii. For Duffield, fellow in 1398, no longer in 1422, d. 1453, see MS 91.
‘6’ is inked on the foredge. On f. i is a table of contents, s. xvii, and ‘P. 4. 6. Art:’, canc. and replaced with ‘C. 2. 6 (CCLV)’ in red. Inside the front board is the College bookplate.
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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
2019-10-01: First online publication