Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 998

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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General Information

Title: Gradual

Shelfmarks: MS Typ 998

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: Italy

Script, Hands:

The text is written in a large gothic rotunda hand, with music on a red 4-line staff.

Current Condition

Dimensions: 54 cm

Book Decoration

Persons: The historiated initial, in tempera and colored inks with gold leaf, has been connected to the illuminator Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (active 1351-1404).


The initial letter "I" within a foliate part-border, is historiated, showing St. Augustine writing.


  •  De Ricci, 1051