Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 348 (U.8.16)
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Actvs Apostolorvm.
S. Bernardi (Claraevallensis), De Contemptv Mvndi Carmen.
On ii, 2 verso is pasted a printed Sale Catalogue slip: An ancient MS. of the Acts of the Apostles and of the Revelation on | vellum, beautifully wrote with the initials painted and vignettes. It is well preserved, gilt on the leaves and bound in red Turkey. Small 8vo. | This MS has the prologues of St Jerome prefix'd to the books, and | some readings in the margin, probably about 250 years old.
On 1, 1 recto at the top, . Ihs . in red. The outer margin is floreated. At the bottom is a shield over a tasselled know, one loop (dexter) round the letter V (azure), the other (sinister) round a similar ornamental letter I (or).
The shield bears (argent) a chevron (gules) with three bunches of black grapes (?mulberries) (sable) two above, one below.
The text is not that of the Vulgate edition.
[Formerly P.3.15; S.9.154].
Foulis catalogue, 1771, no. 6: £1.11.6.
Glasgow, Hunter 348: les armoiries et les initiales VI indiquent que ce manuscrit a appartenu à Jean Budé, père du célèbre Guillaume Budé: sur la bibliothèque de Jean Budé. Cf M.-C. Garand, les copistes de Jean Budé, dans Bulletin de l'Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes, no 15, 1967-1969, pp. 293-315. (M. François Avril, letter 18 March 1986.)
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 6 x 4¼, ff. 111, originally ff. 112, well written in a French (or Flemish) hand, in single cols. of 20 lines, each 3 7/8 x 2½, ruled and margined with red, signatures (mostly cropped), catchwords, no foliation, illuminated margins (1, 1 recto and 11, 1 recto), illuminated initials, rubrics and rubricated running titles, initials touched with gamboge, few marginalia, mostly contemporary corrections, much cropped, otherwise well preserved and clean, fol. sec. in multis. Late Cent. XV.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco ["red Turkey"] no tooling, gilt edges, title (gilt) on black morocco shield: ACTUS | APLORUM | 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. 282.]
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. 282.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Bernard Saint 1090-1153
Of Clairvaux
author: Jerome Saint c.342-420
Also known under Latin name: Hieronymus.
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