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Rubricated throughout; capitals supplied in red (v. 1); in red or blue (v. 2).
Vol. 2 imperfect: slightly wormed.
Binding of v. 1: Original vellum ms. pastedowns with stubs; sewn on five supports attached to wooden boards; remains of brown calf stitched around plain wound headbands; rebacked with (probably) original calf sides inset; sides are blind-tooled with triple diagonals in an outer frame; an agnus dei, angel or floral tool is in each diamond formed.
Binding of v. 2: vellum stays inside gatherings; sewn on 3 tawed skin slit straps laced into beech boards; the spine is lined with tawed skin between supports; remains of Kermes pink braid on a simple headband at the head, wanting at the tail; covered in tawed pigskin blind-tooled with diagonals in an outer frame; remains of two brown leather fastenings, the catches on the upper board; trace of writing and a label at the head of the upper board and an inscribed paper label on the spine.
Provenance of v. 1: "Liber dom[us] sororu[m] sa[n]cte Agnetis Tong[r]is" and "Venerabilis Mater Monasterij S[anc]te in Oppido Tongrensi dono dedit hunc lib[r]um bibliothecae F[ra]trum Min[orum] in prefato Oppido commorantium Anno Dmi. 1671" (ms. on fol. 1); "Pro bibliotheca F[rat]rum Min[orum] Tongris" (ms. on fol 256 verso).
Provenance of v. 2: "Ex bibl. Frid. Jac. Roloff." (bookplate on front paste-down); "Ex Biblioth. Regia Berolinensi." and "[underciphered] Kol. Bibliothek Berlin" (stamps on fol. 1).
Vol. 1 bought in May 1970; v. 2 bought in Sept. 1987; the Edwin J. Beinecke fund.
2 v. (256, 288 ff.) 30 cm. (fol.)
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