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Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 37), no. 30

Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) LIS 464 (Fall 2017) observations (Printed)

Original Condition

Page Height: 180 – 185 mm

Page Width: 125 – 130 mm

Height of Written Area: 90 mm

Width of Written Area: 60 mm

Number of Columns: 1

Number of Lines: 14

History

Provenance:

Offered by BErnard Quaritch cat. 240 (1905), no. 230 and cat. 290 (1910), no 253; Sold by Quaritch to C.L. Ricketts in 1922; C.L. Ricketts, in S. de Ricci, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada I:643, no. 116; Sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries, 23 February 1939, lot 217; Dismembered by Otto Ege or an associte; Leaves used as No. 30 in Ege's "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts" portfolio; Aquired by Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH at an unknown date.

Other available descriptions

  • Parke-Bernet 1939 catalogue
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  • Quaritch 1905 Catalogue (lot 230)
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  • de Ricci, Seymour. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: American Council of Learned Societies, 1935-1937.
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