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

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 and Musical Notation

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