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Source Les Enluminures (Firm) - TextManuscripts - (Accessed: 2016-01-23) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # 633
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Les Enluminures (Firm)
Price 24000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Liturgical Calendar
Manuscript Dates c. 1180-1220 (before 1253) (1175 to 1226)
(1175 to 1253)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Northern Italy, Italy, Europe (Northern Italy)
Manuscript Uses Benedictine
Folios 8 Lines 22 Columns 3
Height 333 Width 220 Alt Size
Binding Modern (19th-c.?) paper boards, half bound in leather and marbled paper, spinen lettered in gold "Kalendarium ecclesiasticum, Codex membr. saec. XIII", corner pieces missing, minor scuffs on covers and spine, worn at hinges, but in good condition.
Other Info

Upright rounded early gothic bookhand; see record for detailed description of contents

Provenance Information
(No Date) Benedictine monastery ?
The evidence of the script, layout, and decoration, suggest that this calendar was copied c. 1180-1220 in Northern Italy, probably for use in a Benedictine monastery; feast days and featured saints also point to northern Italy
(No Date) Luigi (as Luigi librario)
Several modern owners' and dealer's notes: inside front cover, unidentified armorial bookplate; in pencil, “Luigi librario”; upper margin, f. 1, clipping from Italian book dealer, no. 81.
(No Date) Les Enluminures (Firm) (as Les Enluminures)
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Created by Sarah Tew on 2016-01-23 4:55pm
Last Updated by Sarah Tew on 2016-01-23 19:29:30 -0500
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