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Cistercian Gradual

Cistercian Gradual

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Date: ca. 1300
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Manuscript on parchment. Written by one hand in Gothica Textualis Formata. Notation (?).
Sold at Sotheby's 19 May 1903. E. Stainton of Barham Court, Canterbury. Sotheby sale, 27 July 1920, lot 552. Note by Sydney C. Cockerell, Cambridge, at the same date on the first front fly-leaf recto, and a long note on this manuscript in another hand in English on the second fly-leaf recto. Acquired by B. Adams, Edmint (?), 24 Sept. 1964. Purchased 23 February 1973 from William Salloch Rare Books, Ossining, New York, on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund.
Original foliation in Roman numerals in red ink in the middle of the outer margins of the recto pages, valid for the recto and the facing verso. They start on f. 1r with XLVII, showing that the preceding 46 ff. are lost. They continue up to CLX on f. 114r and start again with I for the Sanctorale, in the middle of the same quire XII (f. 115r). In this series f. LXX is missing between ff. 183 and 184.
Binding: Sixteenth-century. Pigskin over cardboard (previously over wooden boards), blind-tooled with rolls, rebacked. Red edges. On the front flyleaf there is a modern note: The 16th century German binding has evidently been taken from another volume.
Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez.
Cite as: Cistercian Gradual. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
See Gallia Christiana, v. 3, 798 and, for the surviving manuscripts, Kraemer, Handschriftenerbe, v. 2, p. 445.
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ff. iii + 185 + iii : parchment ; 340 x 255 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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Object ID: 9998862
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