Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 321 (U.7.15)
Title: Ecclesiasticvs
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Ecclesiasticvs.
The Book of Ecclesiasticus:
Begins (1, 1 [f. '1'] recto lines 1-6): Paragraph mark [blue] Sapientia Jesu | filij Sirach que | ecclesiasticus ap: | pellatur. | Paragraph mark [red] Prefatio. | M [small gilt and crimson ornamental initial] ultorum nobis
Ends (30, 1 [f. '233'] verso lines 13-15): tempore suo. | Paragraph mark [blue] Finis | Deo gratias = Ecclus. li. 38. [Ed. Tisch. p. 724].
Remarks: On the verso of i, 4. is pasted a Sale Catalogue slip: Sapientia Jesu filii Sirach que Ecclesiasticus appellatur. This MS. is | wrote on paper, the initials painted in various colours, or gilt. This | book has probably been wrote about the time of the invention of | Printing. 8vo, bound in yellow turkey, and gilt on the leaves.
[Formerly Q.7.12; Q.7.125].
Foulis catalogue, 1771, no. 5: £1.1.0
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 7 5/8 x 5, ff. 233, originally ff. 234, written in a French hand, in single cols. of 17 lines, each 4 x 3, signatures, foliation, no catchwords visible, two gilt illuminated initials, rubricated initials at the beginning of chapters, red and blue paragraph marks (alternately), initials of sentences touched with gamboge, rubrics, margins red-lined, no other ruling, marginalia rare, in good condition. Late Cent. XV.
Binding: Original (?) wooden boards, bevelled inside, covered maroquin citron ("yellow Turkey"), gilt edges, goffered, plain panelled back, title (gilt) on crimson morocco shield: SAPIENTIA JESU | M.S. Late Cent. XVII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 257.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 257.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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