MS. Hamilton 5
Summary Catalogue no.: 24435
TEEVHI nos. 57–8, 59(1), 61–70.
2 cols., c. 39–42 lines (usually 41). Ruled space 220–5 × 130–140 mm.
Fols. 1r-95v frame-ruled in ink.
Fols. 96r-358v fully ruled with a hard point.
Cursive with hybrida forms.
Three hands (?): (A) fols. 1ra-95vb (and 138ra?); (B) fols. 96ra-233vb (except 138ra); (C) fols. 234ra-358va.
One 5-line red initial, fol. 1ra.
Otherwise no decoration; spaces left for initials, unfilled; no rubrication. Scribe B, occasional decorative flourishes on the descender of g and elsewhere.
Contemporary binding of half brown plain leather over boards, repaired; boards a modern replacement.
Provenance and Acquisition
Erfurt, Benedictine monastery of St Peter: 'Liber Bibliothecae regalis Monasterij S. Petri Erfordiae', 18th century, fol. 1r.
Friedrich Gottlieb Julius von Bülow: no. 23a in the 1836 sale catalogue of his library; cf. inscription, fol. 1r.
Presented to the Bodleian Library by his sons and received in 1857.
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-11-04: Description finalized for Polonsky German project.