|Creator:||Love, Nicholas, active 1410.|
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Formerly owned by Joan, Countess of Kent; Alice Belacyse; "Elisabeth my servaunte;" William Middleton of Crowfield Hall, Suffolk; and J. V. B. Saumarez. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Presentation inscription at end of text, in red ink: This booke is gyffyne to Allyse Belacyse. Be the gyfte of Johane Countesse of kente.
Presentation inscription following the previous, in black ink: I Allyse Belacyse, gyfe this booke to Elysabeth my serua[n]t wt. my handys.
Layout: single columns of 34 lines.
Script: English bookhand.
Decoration: illuminated initial and a full illuminated bar border on the first page of text; other illuminated initials.
Binding: eighteenth-century full paneled calf, gilt. Six-compartmented spine, decorated, gilt. Spine tag in red leather: Lyffe of Jesu Criste.
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. This version concludes with the "additional" chapter on the sacrament.
[ii] + [iv] + 126 l. : parchment ; 295 x 195 mm
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