|Creator:||Boethius, d. 524 Louhans, Renaut de|
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Script: Written in batarde by a single scribe.
Two intricate penwork initials, 5-line, on ff. 1r and 2r in red and blue; less detailed penwork initials, 3-line, in same colors throughout text; first letter of each verse stroked in red.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Brown spattered calf, with peculiarly striped turn-ins. Title, in gold, on spine: BOECE EN VER FRANC.
Purchased by Stanley W. Childs in 1932 from Goldschmidt's for the Albert H. Childs Memorial Collection.
Manuscript on parchment of Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, translated into French by Renaut de Louhans. As the translator states in the prologue, his work incorporates material from a commentary on Boethius made by another member of the Dominican order (Nicholas Trevet) as well as his own digressions.
ff. i + 55 + i : parchment ; 282 x 205 (225 x 145) mm.
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