Western Illuminated Manuscripts: A Catalogue of the Collection in Cambridge University Library
Cambridge collage Library's choice of illuminated manuscripts is of foreign importance. It originates within the medieval collage and stands along the holdings of the schools and the Fitzwilliam Museum. The college Library includes significant ecu examples of medieval illumination from the 9th to the 16th centuries, with said masterpieces of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance publication paintings, in addition to illuminated literary texts, together with the 1st whole Chaucer manuscript. This catalog presents students and researchers quick access to the collage Library's illuminated manuscripts, comparing the significance of a lot of them for the first actual time. It includes descriptions of well-known manuscripts, for instance the lifetime of Edward the Confessor attributed to Matthew Paris, in addition to 1000s of lesser-known goods. superbly illustrated all through, the catalog includes descriptions of person manuscripts with updated checks in their sort, origins and value, including bibliographical references.
Uscri p ts catalogu e d 198 Ee.1.10 199 2 hundred 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 previous testomony (II Paralip.–II Macc.) (in heart English, s. xv 1/4) Ff.3.23 Iohannes Duns Scotus, Quodlibet, and so on. (s. xv 1/4) Ff.4.31 Hieronymus, Opera (s. xv 1/4) Ff.5.5 Registrum brevium (in Latin and French, s. xv 1/4) Ff.5.30 Guillaume de Deguileville, Pilgrimage of the lifetime of manhood, and so on. (s. xv 1/4) Gg.4.18 Boethius (trans.
Initials (2–3 strains) at foot of many pages, in fingers (s. xv); sequences (s. xv, 155v); Sarum Litany in columns (s. xv, 159– 64). Litany makes use of purple S (of Sancte, Sancta) extending over 2–5 strains. CMLUC, I, pp. 228–9; BML, II.I.2, p. 122; Smalley, ‘Gilbertus Universalis’, p. 32; MLGB, p. 39; D. J. McKitterick, Knyvett, p. 162. 31. Dd.6.6 see additionally Pls. XV, XVI Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, and so on. England s. xii med Parchment, ii + 88 fols. (foliated 1–87, 89, first flyleaf.
traces, above most sensible line, governed in plummet, rubrics, quire signatures, occasional catchwords, 2o fol. Sermo eiusdem (3). Contents Augustinus, Sermones de verbis Domini et Apostoli (2–120), Enchiridion (222–244v). Script Caroline minuscule. forty three. Ii.3.23, f. 3v ornament decorative and minor initials pink and eco-friendly preliminary (16 lines), with valuable knotwork and floral designs on yellow floor, to capitula of Augustine’s sermons (2); purple and yellow preliminary (9 lines), with foliage infill on blue and.
192; D. J. McKitterick, Knyvett, pp. 32, 173; Webber and Watson, eds., Libraries, p. 430 no. 18. sixty three. Ii.2.3 see additionally Pl. XXII Guillelmus Malmesburiensis, Gesta regum Anglorum, and so forth. England, Buildwas Abbey half I: s. xii 2/2; half II: s. xiii 2/4 Parchment, ii + 204 + ii fols. (first and final flyleaves pastedowns), 320 x 230 mm (261 x 158 mm), 2 cols., forty traces (3–146); (232–6 x 159–61 mm), 2 cols., 52–3 traces (147–205), governed in plummet, half I above most sensible line, half II lower than best line, working.
Norwich Cathedral Priory (‘Liber comunitatis monacorum Ecclesie Sancte Trinitatis Norwyci de dono domini W. de Ormesby Rectoris Sancte Marie de Marisco’, in huge s. xiv script, 2v; pressmark ‘G. xxxiii’, 3); it seems that entered collage Library among 1583 and 1600 (see Ker, ‘Norwich Cathedral Priory’, p. three; T. James, Ecloga, no. 185, (number appears to be like within entrance disguise, etc.)). Binding complete calf with blind-tooled frames (s. xvii in; rebacked, Douglas Cockerell & Son, Grantchester, 1965).