[between 1450 and 1500]
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Only selected leaves scanned.
The bookplate of Hilprand Brandenberg (hand-colored woodcut of an angel holding a shield representing his arms: an ox passant with a ring in its nose) is pasted below the ownership inscription, to which the shelf-mark "CXXXI" was added by a later hand.
Watermarks: several bull's heads including Piccard Ochsenkopf V.636 and similar in design to V.305-13.
Script: Written in hybrida script, perhaps by a single scribe.
Plain red initials, 3- to 2-line. Paragraph marks, initial strokes and underlining in red; rubrics added sporadically.
Binding: Fifteenth century, Germany. Sewn on four supports attached to wooden boards. Covers lined with parchment documents; text side pasted down and illegible. Covered in white tawed skin with two fastenings, the catches on the upper board. Remains of label with title on spine; traces of inscription on upper board. Rebacked.
Purchased in 1956 from Bernard Quaritch of London by L. C. Witten, who sold it in 1958 to Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper of Johannes Herolt, Sermones de tempore.
ff. i + 322 + i : paper ; 311 x 215 (225 x 160) mm.
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