Gradual

F-jvu5

Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 963

Elena Iourtaeva, Houghton Library, 2018

General Information

Material: vellum

Script, Hands:

The Latin text is written in a tall gothic book hand, initial letters in blue and red with pen-work decoration. Musical notation is square notes in black on a red 4-line staff. 

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 510 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 430 mm

Height of Written Area: 380 mm

Width of Written Area: 250 mm

Number of Lines: 9

Number of Columns: 1

Line Height: 41 mm

Book Decoration

Description:

The verso has a large historiated initial S showing the descent of the Spirit on the apostles; in silver and colors.

Bibliography

  • Bond and Faye, 276. 

  • Harvard University, "HOLLIS # 010131461"

  • Bond and Faye, 276. 

  • Harvard University, "HOLLIS # 010131461"