MS. Lat. liturg. c. 34
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Winter part, Martinmas - Easter Eve, beg. and ends imperfect. Beginning abruptly in the office of St. Martin (R Beati Martini meritum) and ending with the Alleluia V Venite exultemus of Easter Eve. Office and mass of both the temporale and the sanctorale are combined. No rubrics but many references to the order of the services.
Eight long lines and eight staves of four lines.
Notation on 8 staves of 4 lines (1 red, 1 yellow).
Plain blue and red initials.
16th cent. Italian. Sewn on four split straps and bound in thick wood boards covered with polished brown blind-tooled leather; metal corner-pieces with 'IHS' monogram and symbol of ?Calvary (one missing); remains of two straps, with metal catch-plates at the fore-edge of the upper baord; rebacked
Pasted on to fol.i is a leaf containing an early 18th cent. picture of a Madonna and Child, surrounded by a later coloured border with flowers and birds.
Provenance and Acquisition
18th-cent. scribblings in Italian in several margins.
With a typescript ?bookseller's description in German, stuck to the upper pastedown.
With a description by H. Craster, dated 1929, stuck to the upper pastedown.