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Name: Florilegium

Repository: University Library

Settlement: Sydney, in the University of Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:

Library ref: MS. Nicholson 2

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

Binding: 19c. boards covered with marbled paper. The spine is linen.


Collation: (8)1-4; pagination Ar ÑAv, Br.ÑBv. are blank.


Condition: Edges trimmed

Deco desc: red rubrics; first initial blue with red penwork, second is red with blue penwork, remaining ten initials plain red.

Dimensions: 158 x 130 mm

Extent: ii + 32


Hand desc: French littera prae-gothica textualis


Layout: one col. of 28 lines

Library ref alt:

List bibl: Exhibition, p.12 no.12.

Music notation:


Orig date: s. xiiex

Orig place:


Provenance: 31v. by a contemporary hand in the lower margin: In coitu sex dampna luo nam denarium do / Offendoque deum quia turpi sorde redumdo (sic) / and in a different hand: Humoremque bonum proprio de corpore fundo / Apocopo uitam studium cum nomine perdo; erased in the lower margin of 32v. is the note ÔIste liber est ad usum fratris laurentiiÕ also in a contemporary hand; some margins carry brief notes on the contents by later hands; inside front cover is the armorial book-plate of Sir Charles Nicholson, Bart

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 100



Support: vellum, fly leaves i-ii modern paper


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