MS. Lat. liturg. e. 14
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Tables for the ferial antiphons before Christmas
Blessing of holy water
Grace before and after meals
Visitation of the sick
Last sacraments in the version of 1228
Office of the dead with musical notation
Music of Asperges, Vidi aquam, Regina celi, Salve regina, the prose Victimae paschali and Gloria laus of Palm Sunday
28 long lines, below top line or 6 staves of 4 lines
Staves of 4 red lines with square notation
Plain red and blue initials.
Sewn on four bands and bound in Italian(?) 18th(?)-cent. speckled polished brown calf over pasteboards; the spine with an English (19th-cent?) red leather title-piece lettered in gilt 'MANUSCRIPT | -- | ORDO | FRATRUM | MINORUM | -- | 15TH | CENTURY', probably added for Steele (cf. MS. Lat. th. e. 15); traces of printed music are visible under the lower pastedown.
Provenance and Acquisition
Colophon on fol. 40v: 'Explicit iste liber deo gratias. Amen. Sub anno domini MCCCCXXIX. Tempore fratris Compagniutii de Ancona'
Inscribed '3295' (upper pastedown).
19th-cent. inscriptions in Italian (fol. 71r).
Robert Steele, of Wandsworth Common, with his booklabel, sold at Hodgson's, 15 June 1903, lot 485 (with vestiges of the catalogue description stuck to the upper pastedown).
E. Crawshaw, with his bookplate, and his erased purchase code consisting of the price-code, and the date '16', '6', '03', and 'H'[odgson's] (fol. 71r)
Bought at Sotheby's 1 Feb. 1922, lot 848.