MS. Lat. th. b. 7
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession): no full description available
81–3 lines; in 2 columns
Sewn on four double-ropes (all but one broken at the upper joint), entering channels in the inner face of the the wood boards through holes in their outer face, and fixed with wood pegs; the outer edges of the boards slighly chamfered except at the corners; recesses at the fore-edge are evidence of two clasps; scoring of the outer faces of the boards are evidence that they were once covered; the spine strengthened/repaired with fragments of a ?15th-cent. music manuscript
Provenance and Acquisition
A 14th-cent. table on contents is on a paper leaf pasted to the inside face of the lower board, with folio references starting with Genesis on fol. 3 (see under Foliation)
Annotated in 14th-cent. and later hands
Erased (?)ownership inscription at the foot on fol. 3r
'The property of a lady', sold at Sotheby's, 3 February 1943, lot 320, bought by Maggs for £35, with their pencilled acquisition note on the lower pastedown
Given by N. R. Ker, 1975. Formerly Dep. b. 154.
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.