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Formerly owned by Alan G. Thomas. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
In Latin; a few notes in the calendar in Middle English.
Note concerning the probable date of the volume in Latin, in a later hand (9v.)
Layout: single columns of 21 lines.
Script: rounded gothic liturgical script.
Decoration: Rubricated. Small initials throughout in red and blue with contrasting penwork; seven large illuminated initials with two-sided borders; large illuminated initial on the first leaf of the text of the Psalter.
Binding: contemporary binding of reversed skin over bevelled wooden boards; sewn on five double bands. Remains of clasps on the front board.
Manuscript, on parchment, in at least two hands, containing the text of the psalter, preceded by prayers and a calendar, and followed by canticles and a litany. The calendar is very detailed and includes dates of various English battles, the latest of which is the battle of Dunkirk (1483).
207 l. : parchment ; 224 x 160 mm.
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