|Creator:||Johannes, de Caulibus, 14th cent|
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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.
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.
94 + iv. l. : parchment ; 220 x 160 mm.
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