MS. Hamilton 36
Summary Catalogue no.: 24466
Peregrinus de Oppeln, Conrad von Soltow, Henricus de Frimaria; A, B Germany, 15th century
Medieval binding. Sewn on four double/slit bands laced into straight channels in wood boards, the spine and one-third of the width of the boards covered with white pig(?)-skin blind-tooled with a lattice pattern stamped in the interstices with a rampant lion and a fleur-de-lys each in a lozenge and an Agnus Dei in a circle; the spine stamped with a small flower-head tool; remains of one wide pink-stained alum-tawed(?) strap recessed into the back board. The front board with two paper slips, one inscribed ‘Peregrinus de tempore’, the other ‘B XX’ and ‘b 20’, the board itself inscribed with a three-line list of contents, very like that on the front pastedown; the spine also inscribed ‘Peregrinus de tempore’. Stamps of the bindery of St Peter's, Erfurt (EBDB w002367): s015815, s015822, s015825.
Provenance and Acquisition
Erfurt, St Peter’s: ‘Liber sancti Petri in Erfordia’ and ‘b 20’ (front pastedown; cf. front cover).
Friedrich Gottlieb Julius von Bülow, 1760-?1831, identifiable as 92 in the catalogue of part 3 of his sale, 10 Oct. 1836.
Presented to the Bodleian Library by his sons and received in 1857. Former Bodleian shelfmarks: ‘Addit. Bodl. MSS III.D.3.’
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-02-24: Revised description for Polonsky German digitization project.