|Creator:||Love, Nicholas, active 1410.|
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From the collections of Erkynwald Gyttyns; Francis Layton; Sir Mark Masterman Sykes. Ex libris Robert Denison. Phillipps MS 8820. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Layout: single columns of 45 lines.
Script: English bookhand.
Decoration: illuminated initial and three-quarter border on first page of text; three other illuminated initials with gold.
Verse ownership inscriptions of Erkynwald Gyttyns on three back flyleaves, accompanied by pen trials and sketches.
Ownership inscription of Francis Layton on verso of third front flyleaf.
Binding: eighteenth-century half calf over marbled boards.
Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of the complete text of Love's translation of the Meditationes vitae Christi, a text often attributed to Pseudo-Bonaventure or Johannes de Caulibus. The manuscript also contains John Lydgate's Fifteen joys of Our Lady and the anonymous poems, The fifteen ooes of Christ and The charter of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
94 l. : parchment ; 305 x 195 mm
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