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Single leaf from a 15th-century gradual : in Latin

Single leaf from a 15th-century gradual

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Title:
Single leaf from a 15th-century gradual : in Latin
Former owner:
Ball, John Henry
Former owner:
Ball, John Brayfield
Former owner:
Lucas, Sydney Edward
Creator:
Catholic Church
Date:
1450–1499
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Graduals (Liturgical books)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Places:
Germany
Switzerland
Extent:
1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 548 x 358 (360 x 280) mm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Notes (ownership):
Provenance: Ball Collection label, upper outer corner of the verso.
Notes (acquisition):
Purchased by the BPL from Maggs in 1961.
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in South Germany or Switzerland in the late fifteenth century, from the same manuscript as MS pb Med. 205 and MS pb Med. 206.
In Latin.
Notes (object):
Collation: Parchment leaf. Original Roman foliation upper margin verso in alternating red and blue epigraphic capitals, "xxxix."
Layout: One column, five staves. Square Gregorian notation on a four-line red staff.
Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics.
Decoration: On the verso, a two-staff high pink floriate initial on gold within a green border, historiated with the Resurrection: Jesus, holding a cruciform staff with a hanging banner, rises from the sepulchre as the soldiers sleep on the ground. Full border of thin green vines terminating in flowers.
Binding: Housed in an oversize manilla folder.
Language:
Latin
Table of Contents:
[Comm.] Dominus iesus postquam cenavit ... / [verso] ... exemplum dedi vobis ut et vos ita faciatis. / ... Dominicae resurrectionis. Introitus. / Resurrexi et ad huc tecum sum alleluia/
Identifier:
06_01_015472
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 207
Barcode:
39999085422424