MS. Lat. liturg. c. 37
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
The musical notation is Marosszecki's type B, see Les Origines du chant cistercien (Analecta Sacr. Ord. Cist.8), 1952, table p.31.
Office for the dedication
Office for the dead
c. 28–30 lines, ruled in crayon (or music)
Italianate script. (P&A iii. 1304)
Pages with music contain 12 staves of 4 lines ruled in red ink
Good historiated and other initials (very badly damaged by damp). (P&A iii. 1304)
Historiated and leaf scroll initials, damaged but apparently drawn in pen with some colour added, notably blue for backgrounds and frames.
- (fol. 12v) Angel blowing a horn
- (fol. 19v) Nativity
- (fol. 32v) Baptism of Christ
- (fol. 85v) Angel holding a book
- (fol. 94v) Penyecost
- (fol. 100r) Christ in majesty?
- (fol. 105r) Seated figure?
16th cent. stamped German binding, much repaired; in a slip case.
Fol.1, with similar script and notation, may be part of the common of virgins, perhaps from a companion Sanctorale.
Provenance and Acquisition
The slip-case and upper pastedown are both marked '4 | 913'.
Christie's, 28 April 1966, lot 149 (vendor not stated).
Maggs Bros., inscribed with their pencilled code 'C[hristie's] 5[sic]/66 | 149 | hxeoo' (lower pastedown)