MS. Lyell 25
On fol. 8r (much worn) painted foliate initial in colours (blue, orange, pink, green) on gold background, joined to gold bar border, with coloured foliate decoration, which frames the text. Similar initials with smaller borders on fols. 41v, 52v, 59v, 72v, 80v. Smaller painted initials, similar or in gold on coloured backgrounds with sprays of coloured leaves and rayed gold studs on fols. 22r, 28r, 66r, etc. Other initials in blue flourished in red. (P&A iii. 1107)
Provenance and Acquisition
Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.