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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. ; 557 x 380 (363 x 280) mm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
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. 206 and MS pb Med. 207.
In Latin.
Notes (object):
Collation: Parchment leaf; Original Roman foliation upper margin verso in alternating red and blue epigraphic capitals, "xxxv."
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 green foliate initial [D] in colors on gold within a light pink frame, historiated with the Annunciation to the Shepherds: in a greensward before a fortified city, three shepherds with their flock gaze upwards at an angel holding a banderole reading "Annuncio vobis gaudium magnum."
Binding: Housed in an oversized manilla folder.
Language:
Latin
Table of Contents:
1. [Tollite portas principes vestras et elevamini portae e]ternales et introibit rex glorie. / Com. Revelabitur gloria domini et videbit omnis caro saluta / [verso]re dei nostri. / In nativitate domini. In prima missa. Introitus. / Dominus dixit ad me filius meus estu ego hodie genuite. Ps.
Identifier:
06_01_015471
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 205
Barcode:
39999085498606