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Name: Bernardinus Senensis OFM De Christiana Religione - Hugo Panziera OFM Hymnus - Sermones

Repository: University of Sydney Library

Settlement: Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
De Christiana Religione

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 20

Acquisition: Sir Charles Nicholson's family donated the MS to the library in 1924

Binding: 19c. ivory paper over boards; spine has the gilt title MANUSCRIPT.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (14)1-2 (16)3-18. First, two central and last sheets of the quires are vellum, the others are paper. Present fol.2 is misbound and should be read after 14. Ar., Av., 258v.- Br., Bv. are blank


Condition: Edges cut, tinted yello. Water or acid stains throughout (top corners) with loss of text of recto b and verso a in many places. Lower margin of fol. 1 has been cut away

Deco desc: red rubrics; initials are plain red or blue or they are red with blue or green penwork or blue with red penwork

Dimensions: 218 x 145 mm

Extent: ii + 284

Foliation: foliation contemporary arabic numerals 1-283 (249 twice)

Hand desc: Italian littera hybrida currens


Layout: two cols each of 42-43 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: K.V. Sinclair, 'Manuscrits medievaux d'origine franciscaine en Australie', Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, Vol.LVII (1964), pp.371-2; Exhibition, p.20, no.38.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xv2

Orig place:


Provenance: 284v. by 16c. hand 'Carte 283'; 1r. has '36' and '550' in ink and 'u/-' in modern pencil; inside front cover is the armorial book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart.

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 118


Signatures: quire signatures present

Support: vellum, paper


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