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Columbus, OH, The Ohio State University, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 2), 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: 634, no. 116; Sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries, 23 February 1939, lot 217; Dismembered by Otto Ege or an associate; Leaves used as No. 30 in Ege's "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts" portfolio; Acquired by The Ohio State University at unknown date. 

Bibliography

  • De Ricci, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, New York: ACLS, 1935-1937, sI:634, no. 116.

  • Quaritch 1905 Catalogue (lot 230).

  • Parke-Bernet 1939 Catalogue, p. 216.