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Meditationes vitae Christi

Meditationes vitae Christi

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Creator: Johannes, de Caulibus, 14th cent
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Date: [ca. 1400-1450]
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Description:
Annotations: numerous corrections and additions in a contemporary or near-contemporary hand, apparently the records of a collation of this copy of the text against another version.
Layout: laid out in double columns, ruled in plummet.
Script: written in a single cursive gothic bookhand.
Decoration: numerous two-line initials in blue and red.
Binding: modern brown calf over contemporary wooden boards (leaving original lacing paths visible).
Former owners include: John Enderby; Cuthbert Dale; Francis Dale; Rev. Matthew Snow; John Paget; Sir John Paget; Joseph Pope. Bergandal Collection of Medieval Manuscripts (Bergandal 27). Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (Sotheby's sale 2011 July 5, lot 88) on the Herman W. Liebert Book Fund, 2012.
Abstract:
Manuscript, on parchment, in a single cursive gothic bookhand, of this popular Latin devotional work on the life of Christ. Long attributed to St. Bonaventure, the work is now considered to be by the fourteenth-century Franciscan Johannes de Caulibus. This version, copied in England, contains the three "Canticle chapters" often omitted in later copies.
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94 + iv. l. : parchment ; 220 x 160 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11179099
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