MS. Douce 176
Summary Catalogue no.: 21750
Combined temporale and sanctorale (De circulo anni): Christmas tide (fol. 1v), the months January-March (fols. 6, 16v, 21v), Septuagesima-Easter (fol. 22v), Easter tide (fol. 62), the months May-December (fols. 68v, 77, 84, 91, 101v, 110, 111, 118); gospels for votive masses (fol. 121: De diversis causis) and masses of the dead (fol. 116v); two additions.
Important initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 412, pl. XXXIV)
Fol. lv and 62 (Easter), elaborate zoomorphic capitals. Ornamentation mainly in green and stone red; in the titles of the gospels the colours alternate for words and parts of words.
18th-century leather, with inset ivory, 'Ada school', 212 × 125 mm., early 9th century.
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2017-07-01: First online publication.