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Source Les Enluminures (Firm) - Text Manuscripts - (Accessed: 2017-05-13) (Online-only Auction or Bookseller Website)
Cat./Lot # TM 884
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Les Enluminures (Firm)
Price 29000.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Meditationes
Flores sancti Bernardi, excerpts (Flowers of St. Bernard, excerpts)
Statutes of the Provincial Council at Mainz in 1310
Summary of Parts of Gratian, Decretum
Authors Pseudo-Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint (recorded as Ps.-Bernard of Clairvaux)
Guilelmus, Tornacensis (recorded as William of Saint-Martin of Tournai)
Petrus de Aspelt (recorded as Petrus de Aspelt)
Anonymous (recorded as Anonymous)
Gratian, active 12th century (recorded as Gratian)
Manuscript Dates c. 1500 - 1525 (1490 to 1526)
Languages Latin (recorded as Latin)
Materials Paper (Paper)
Places Western Netherlands, Netherlands, Europe (Western Netherlands) ??
Westphalia, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe (Northern Rhine (Westphalia?)) ??
Folios 207 Lines 28 Columns 2
Height 204 Width 143 Alt Size
Binding Quarter bound; contemporary thick wooden boards, uncovered; brass catch intact; early printed paper endleaves; large fragment of 15th-c. document in German and early paper leaf inside back board; spine with blind-tooled pigskin laid on; rebacked and restored
Other Info

Unspecified number of red pen decorated initials, initial f. 22v particularly lavish; unidentified owner's and dealer's annotations inside back cover: "N11238" and "£5"; see record for detailed description of format, layout, foliation, script, text, decoration, and bibliography

Provenance Information
1521 (Associated) Lufft, Gerhard (as [G]erhard Lufft)
In 1521 the volume was checked by a Catholic censor, [G]erhard Lufft; his inscription on back board, “Iste liber conparatus est a me fratre erardo lufft anno 1521.”
2012 (End) The Romantic Agony Book Auctions (as Romantic Agony)
Sold at the Romantic Agony, April 24-25, 2012, lot 1053
(No Date) Les Enluminures (Firm) (as Les Enluminures)
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Created by Sarah Tew on 2017-09-09 10:53pm
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