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Name: Biblia Vulgata (Epistolae Paulinae) - Anon., Floretus - Theological Tracts

Repository: University of Sydney Library

Settlement: Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
Biblia Vulgata (Epistolae Paulinae)
Theological Tracts
Anon. Floretus

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 10

Acquisition: Sir Charles Nicholson's family presented the volume in 1924

Binding: 19c. half calf, the boards being covered by marbled paper. On the spine are horizontal fillets in blind together with gilt lettering MSS. / XV CENTURY / EPLA. B. PAULI / ETC.


Collation: (12)1-3 (8)4 (12)5-13


Condition: Edges trimmed irregularly and tinted red

Deco desc: red rubrics; caps and paragraph numbers in red; large red initials, several incomplete.

Dimensions: 218 x 150 mm

Extent: iv + 152


Hand desc: two principal German hands: (i) a littera cursiva libraria, ii) a littera cursiva


Layout: one col. on 1-44v., 122v . - end; two cols 45r.-119r.; three cols 119v.-121v. The number of lines is 36-37 for 1r.-43r., 45r.-119r. and 27-30 for the remaining folios

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Orig date: s. xv1

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Provenance: 119r.b in late 15c. hand is a Remedium ad pectus; inside front cover is the armorial book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 108


Signatures: The quire signatures are written on the first sheet recto and last sheet verso of each gathering. As they run from ÔduodecimusÕ to ÔxxiiiiusÕ one may assume that originally this MS. was part of a larger volume.

Support: vellum, paper - the watermarks being a crown cf. Briquet, Vol.II, no.4709 (Munich 1413), and an ox-head with eyes and flower on a stalk cf. Briquet, Vol.IV, nos.14777 (Brescia 1421, variants in Germany to 1437) and 14782 (Tyrol 1432, Brunswick 1435)


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