Ecclesiasticus

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Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 441

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"

Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990140287460203941/catalog

General Information

Material: vellum

Script, Hands:

Written in two columns of 42-45 lines, in brown ink in a small "pearl script" gothic bookhand measuring 2mm or less in height, with initials and headings in red and blue ink. Probably written at Paris. Includes marginal notes and line numbering by 5s, probably written in the 14th century in England.

General Remarks:

Possibly forms a part of a whole that would include MS Lat 441, 441.1, 441.2, 441.3 and 441.4, Houghon Library.

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 160 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 95 – 100 mm

Height of Written Area: 102 – 105 mm

Width of Written Area: 68 – 70 mm

Number of Lines: 42 – 45

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 30 – 32 mm

Line Height: up to 2 mm

Current Condition

More about the Current Condition:

Bound in three-quarter vellum with marbled paper boards.

Book Decoration

Description:

Two floriated, 6- to 7-line initials in gold, red, blue, white, and pink, one with an animal, possibly a gryphon