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Name: Augustinus Opera

Repository: State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library, Special Collections

Settlement: Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:

Library ref: LI/ A923

Acquisition: acquired from Rowley 13.10.33 -- acquisition date?

Binding: Binding old red morocco over boards, covers with one gilt fillet around the outer edge. Spine gilt with stamped winged dragon and the lettering AUSTIN / MSS.

Catchwords: Catchwords agree

Collation: (8)1-6 (6)7 (8)8-19 (6)20 (8)21-23 (7)24. Av, 187v., Br.-Bv. blank.


Condition: Edges trimmed and gilded. Worm-holes in 179-87 without loss of text

Deco desc: red rubrics; initials alternately red, with blue penwork and blue, with red penwork.

Dimensions: 142 x 110 mm

Extent: ii + 187

Foliation: foliation modern pencil with arabic numerals

Hand desc: English littera gothica textualis


Layout: one col. of 15 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: K. V. Sinclair, 'De nouveaux manuscrits augustiniens', Augustiniana, Vol.XIV (1964), pp. 457-8.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xv2

Orig place:


Provenance: inside front cover in 15c. (?) hand is the shelf-mark '1 .F.5'; Ar. modern pencil note in English about the contents and suggesting that the copy dates from about 1400. 1r. modern pencil 'Rowley (Sydney) 13.10.33'

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 62


Signatures: no quire signatures but the quires have been numbered in modern pencil with arabic numerals

Support: vellum


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