2. (fols 6r–115v)
, Dieta salutis
With prologue (fol. 7r) and appendix (= item 2.1) (pr. GW 4720–4735, this copy compared with GW 4732, etc.; ed.: Little 104; Glorieux, Rép., 305dd; Schneyer, Beobachtungen, 35; Distelbrink 124; Mohan 169*; Bloomfield 2301, and suppl.; B.-G. Guyot, ‘La “Dieta salutis” et Jean Rigaud’, AFH 82 (1989) 360–93, this copy at p. 381). (fol. 6ra) ‘Parva tabula’, added in a Carthusian hand, s. xv.
Binding error: fols 34/39 should precede fols 33/40, the right order of leaves being fols 31, 32, 34, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 39, 41, 42.
2.1. (fols 115v–127r)
, Themata (ed.: Little 3, this copy (anon.); Schneyer, Beobachtungen, 35, this copy; Schneyer, Wegweiser, 4; Schneyer 2. 472–75, nos 1–63, citing the present MS. at p. 475).
2.2. (fol. 127va)
Magna tabula, for the Diaeta salutis (ed. see above).
Secundo Folio: miratur. Iusti (fol. 9r)
Support: parchment; with medieval repair, or remnants thereof; (fols 1, 13 and 110) stitching preserved, in natural-coloured thread. Remnants of former binding furniture: rust marks/holes (fols 1r, 6r and 135r-136v).
Dimensions (leaf): : c.174–77 × 117–24 mm.
Foliation: (fols 7–136) 15th-cent. foliation, starting with 1, in the top right corner, mostly in arabic numerals.
ii–xi 12 | xii 10. The bifolium 1/6, which belongs to fascicle B, forms the outermost bifolium of quire i. Binding error: (quire iv) two bifolios (fols 33/40 and 34/39) out of place, see above.
Ruling in lead point, one column and (fols 127v–135v) four columns. Ruled space c.123–37 × 79–95 mm.
French textualis with cursive features, s. xiv2, by a single hand. The tabula and foliation, as well as chapter and diaeta numbers (item 2) in a hand of s. xv from the Mainz Charterhouse. Corrections and annotations mainly in one Charterhouse hand of s. xv.
Flourished initial in red and blue (fol. 7r) and flourished initials in alternating red and blue in item 2.
Origin: 14th century, second half
Mainz, Carthusian abbey of St Michael: the late 14th-cent. inscription at the upper margin of fol. 7r: ‘Fratrum Cartusiensium prope mogunciam et concessus anno [the rest erased]’, indicating that fascicle B was given to the Charterhouse. It was lent to ‘Conradus’ at some point, see the late 14th-cent. inscription near the centre of fol. 1v: ‘Notum sit omnibus hominibus uidentibus hunc librum quod pertinet ad domum sancti Michahelis fratrum Cartusiensium prope Maguncie accommodatum michi Conrado’.