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Name: Guillelmus de Monte Lauduno OSB Sacramentale - Bonaguide Aretinus Summa de Dispensatione - Arnaldus de Villanova Collocutio Didascalica - Thomass Aquinas OP Breviloquium de Virtutibus Moralibus - Pseudo-Seneca De Quatuor Virtutibus Moralibus

Repository: University Library

Settlement: Sydney, in the University of Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
OSB Sacramentale
Collocutio Didascalica
Summa de Dispensatione
De Quatuor Virtutibus Moralibus
OP Breviloquium de Virtutibus Moralibus

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 23

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

Binding: 19c. marbled paper over boards, quarter calf, spine with gilt lettering MISSAL / M.S. / LAT. SAEC. XV.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (12)1-13(8)14 (12)15-17. Ar.-Av., Cr.-Cv., 144v.b, 163v.-164v., 200r.-200v., Dr.-Dv. are blank


Condition: Edges trimmed More than half of folio B has been excised.

Deco desc: red rubrics; paragraph marks alternately red and blue; initials alternately red with blue or purple penwork and blue with red penwork

Dimensions: 235 x 160 mm

Extent: iv + 200


Hand desc: Italian littera gothica textualis


Layout: two cols each of 30 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: K. V. Sinclair, ÔManuscrits mŽdiŽvaux dÕonigine franciscaine en AustralieÕ, Archivum Franciscanum Historicum, Vol.LVII (1964), pp.370-1; Exhibition, p.17 no.28.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xv1

Orig place:


Provenance: 6v. by 16c. hand is a note in Latin about the author of the text; 154 v. carries a note in a 17c. hand referring to the marriage of Forestus, son of Francesco Foresti on ÔXa iunii 1638Õ in the Church of San Pietro at Signa;[N150] inside the front cover is the armorial book-plate (motto COR NON JECUR) of John Haddon Hindley,[N151] and that of John Lee of Doctors Commons, London, as well as the label and sale catalogue entry of Howell and Stewart, 295 Holborn, London; Av. and Br. carry in LeeÕs hand a note to the effect that the MS. was no.5319 in Howell and StewartÕs 2nd Supplement for the Oriental Catalogue, 1828; Av. also has the signature of Lee and two nos in his hand Ô5588Õ and Ô7158Õ, as well as in pencil by another 19c. hand these same numbers almost effaced and ÔM/BocatiÕ, Ô2/28Õ, ÔcenÕ, Ô6/6Õ, then the armorial book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart.

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 121


Signatures: a few quire signatures remain

Support: vellum, fly leaves i , iv modern paper


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