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Various works / Boethius
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ca. 1150 (Creation)
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Bound manuscript, 172 p.
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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 innerconnections. On the verso of leaf 42 there is an illuminated initial "O". Extensively annotated throughout in at least two subsequent Gothic hands.
Manuscript is bound in tooled leather dating from the 19th or early 20th century. Stamped on spine: Boetius. Sever. ms. sec XII. This expands to: Boethuis Severini. Twelfth century. Manuscript is slipcased with "Boetius. c1150" [sic.] stamped on spine.
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A previous owner was Sir T. P. [ ] Hill. Later provenance is not know. Item was acquired sometime before 1960.
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