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Watermarks: ff. ii-5, Briquet Armoiries 1876; ff. 6-315, similar to Briquet Lettre P 8527.
Script: Written by two scribes in batarde script. Scribe 1) ff. 1r-100v, 131r-217v; Scribe 2) ff. 101r-130v, 217v-312r, 313r.
At the beginning of each book there are spaces (9 to 13 lines) left blank for miniatures. 4- to 2-line initials for each book and for a few chapters, gold against blue and red grounds with silver or white filigree, with coarse gold ivy and black hair-spray. 2-line initials in blue or red for chapters; 1-line initials, blue or red, in table of contents. All initials with guide-letters. Chapter numbers and paragraph marks in red. Rubrics throughout.
Binding: Eighteenth century. Edges red. Brown calf, spine gold-tooled, with a red label: "Miroir du Monde M. S. S. Antiq."
Manuscript on paper of Frère Laurent, Somme le Roi (The Book of Vices and Virtues). Written presumably for Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon, who died at Moulins-sur-Allier in 1476.
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