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Book of hours

  • MS105
  • Item
  • between 1470 and 1480

Manuscript is primarily in Latin with headings and saints names in French. The original description from the dealer indicated that it was 'composed in the style of the School of Tours'. However, the saints' days selected for inclusion in the calen...

Biblia Sacra

  • MS106
  • Item
  • [12--]

Biblia Sacra. Produced in France in the first half of the 13th century. There are 45 double column lines to the page in a small gothic hand on fine vellum, ornamented with 63 illuminated and 73 historiated initials. Most of them have red and blue ...

Liber Visionum

  • MS107
  • Item
  • 29 November 1461

Manuscript is in Latin, partly on vellum and partly on paper. The text consists of prayers and supplicatory rituals dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is followed by the Office of the Angels, commencing at leaf 85, in a different hand. Nicholas Wats...

Various works / Boethius

  • MS108
  • Item
  • ca. 1150

Latin manuscript in a transitional Gothic script showing some vestigial Carolingian features. The opening leaf contains an illuminated initial "C"; there are rubricated initials throughout. At leaf 41 there is a diagram of the 4 elements and their...

David Macbeth Moir fonds

  • MS109
  • Fonds
  • before 1852

The fonds consists of a bound volume containg six manuscripts by Moir. They are: The bride of Lochleven. -- Manuscript, 21 p. The lunatic of love. A fragment. -- Manuscript, 16 p. The Norman captive. -- Manuscript, 17 p. The Revenge of Sir Edmund....

Moir, David Macbeth

Astrology and cosmology / Family history

  • MS111
  • Item
  • 13-?

Persian manuscript written in black and with illustrations in red ink. It is the work of a scholar. It possibly dates from the 14th century. It contains astrological and cosmological charts and diagrams of stars, moon, suns, and the seasons, givi...

1766 Madrid riots and Instruction Against the Jesuits

  • MS112
  • Item
  • 1760-1766

Indice. Tumulto de Madrid del anno 1766 .... Instruccion a Principes an malos Jesuitas. Spanish and Portuguese manuscript bound in vellum. Notation on spine almost illegible but appears to read "PAPEL NARROS". 342 unnumbered pages. The first appr...

George Marshall fonds

  • MS113
  • Item
  • [1771?]-1777

The fonds consists of a bound manuscript titled "A Series of Letters from Brother to a Sister". It begins with a poem titled "George Marshall to Miss Eliza Marshall, London, August the 22nd, 1777". This is followed by an account of Marshall's voya...

Marshall, George

Extract from Comiers' Pratique Curieuse, ou Les Oracles des Sibylles

  • MS114
  • Item
  • [17--?]

Item consists of a manuscript copy, written into a blank book, of an extract from the printed work by Claude Comiers entitled Pratique Curieuse, ou Les Oracles des Sibylles, Sur Chaque Question Proposée, the first edition of which was publi...

Comiers, Claude

Antiphonal and Breviary Miscellany

  • MS116
  • Item
  • [15-?]-[17-?]

Item consists of six groupings of texts, Fragments A-G, removed from one or more antiphonals and one breviary. These original books likely originated in the vicinity of Catalonia and Aragon, were perhaps associated with the Franciscan or Dominican...

Book of Isaiah, leaf

  • MS117
  • Item
  • [13--?]

One leaf from a bible, portion, in Latin, from the book of Isaiah with illuminated letter 'C'. Possibly made in France.

Manuscript fragment, possibly Celtic

  • MS118
  • Item

One leaf, fragment of Celtic (?) ms., in Latin, with illuminated capitals on each side of the leaf. The leaf has been used as printer's waste inside the binding of another book - the marks of the paste down are clearly evident.

Mnemonic Guide to Gratian's Decretum

  • MS119
  • Item

A mnemonic guide to Gratian's Decretum, in 101 numbered lines, followed by 35 numbered "causa"; reference on the verso of the final leaf to the first letter of Blessed Jerome, on 4 large sheets of vellum. Marks of being used as paste down clearly ...

Leaf from a Book of Hours, [use of Rouen?]

  • MS120
  • Item
  • [14--?]

With illuminated letter "D" and red marginal ornamentation on one side, ornamented letters "E" and "I" and red and blue marginal ornamentation on the other side. Leaf is enclosed in double sided white board mount.

Two leaves from a Book of Hours

  • MS121
  • Item
  • [14--?]

Leaves from a book of hours originating in France. One leaf has an illuminated letter "Q" on one side and an illuminated "H" on the other, both highlighted with gold and with trailing floral ornamentation. The leaf is enclosed in a double sided wh...

Leaf from a Bible

  • MS122
  • Item
  • [1280?]

One leaf from a bible. Encased in a custom portfolio with string ties. Portfolio is marked "Latin Vulgate Bible, Italy, 1280 A.D." and bears the initials "G.T.W."

Page from an antiphonal

  • MS123
  • Item
  • [after 1264]

The manuscript is the first page of the Lauda Sion Salvatorem, one of the sequences from the Roman Catholic Mass of Corpus Christi. This sequence was written by Thomas Aquinas in 1264, providing the dating parameters for the manuscript. Wit...

Collectanea ex Rot. Pat. Reg. R2 in Arce Londonensi

  • MS124
  • Item
  • 1683 or later

Translated title: Collected from the Patent Rolls of King Richard II in the Tower of London. Late 17th century manuscript. The manuscript contains information copied out of the Chancery Patent Rolls which were recorded during the reign of Richard ...

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