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Source ABA BOOK SECURITY ALERT - Antiquarian Bookseller's Association (UK) (Unpublished Source)
Cat./Lot # 2
Institution/Collection Bado e Mart
Manuscript Details
Titles Dominican Psalter and Hymnal of the fourteenth century (Psalter)
Manuscript Dates XIV century (1300 to 1401)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Italy, Europe (Italy)
Folios 200 Lines Columns
Full-Page Miniatures 1 Large Miniatures Small Miniatures
Other Info

Calendar, leaves 1-6. Psaltery, with Antiphons and musical notations, “Incipit Psalmista s[ecundu]m ordi[n]em fr[atr]um p[rae]dicatorum”, ll. 7-
129. Canticles for Prayer: Benedicite, Hymnum trium puerorum, Confitebor tibi, Domine, quoniam iratus es, In dimedio dierum meorum vadam,
Exultavit cor meum in Domino et exaltatum est cor meum, Cantemus Domino, gloriose enim magnificatus est, Domine, audivi auditionem tuam,
Audite, caeli, quae loquor, audiat terra verba oris mei, Magnificat, Benedictus Dominus Deus Israhel, Hunc dimittis, Quicumque vult, Symbolum
apostolorum [Credo], Te Deum, ll. 129-139. Litanies, "Kyrie Eleison", ll. 140-144. Hymns with notated music, "Conditor alme siderum", ll.
On leave 7, “Incipit Psalmista s[ecundu]m ordi[n]em fr[atr]um p[rae]dicatorum”, page entirely illuminated: Initial B of ‘Beatus vir qui non abiit’, with
King David playing the psaltery, text framed in double blue and gold fillet, margins with rich floral decoration by arabesque swirls, flowers and leaves
in red, green and blue highlights in gold; coat of arms in the middle of the lower margin.
Capitals in red and blue, Initial letters on two lines in red and blue with geometric patterns and arabesque swirls around the margins.
On leaf 144v, large Initial letter on eight lines with the ‘C’ in blue within the square decorated with geometric motifs and stylized flowers in red and brown.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Bado e Mart (as Antiquariato Librario Bado e Mart s.a.s. di Bado R. e C.)
Listed as stolen from Bado e Mart while at a West London warehouse in transit to the California Book Fair. Listed for 28,000 Euros
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