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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 072
Description: ff. 164 - Calf over wooden boards, 14th century; decorated in blind with impressions of small square tools, including a pelican, bee, fleur-de-lys, and rosette. - Pierre Séguier (1588-1672); Pierre Jean Grosley (1718-1785); Frederick North (1766-1827); Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his n. 24827 (originally Cheltenham 2937); acquired from Sotheby's (30 November 1965, lot 11). Formerly f2MS PQ1463 G25.
Notes:-Notes inside front cover compare this ms. to another of the same romance owned by the Jesuit College of Clermont; ms.has been identified H. Schwartz as both "MS U" and "MS R," mss. earlier presumed to have been lost [Romania98 (1977): 541-550].
Acknowledgments: - Prof. Albert Derolez kindly informs us that Pierre Grosley also owned Ghent, Universiteitsbibliotheek, MS 148 (Diogenes Laertius in Latin, s. XV).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 16
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB072_1
Language: French Country: France Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1r-164v
Description: - Parchment - 308 x 208 mm - 2 columns of 45-46 lines; ruling in ink and lead.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIII2Searchable Date Range: 1250 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2; scribe 1, ff. 1r-126r; scribe 2, ff. 126r-164v.
Script: Gothic.
Figurative Decoration: 4 historiated initials on gold grounds.
Other Decoration: 1 large initial in parti blue and red with pen-flourishing of both blue and red; 2- and 3-line initials in alternating red and blue with pen-flourishing of other color.
Notes: Quires 2 and 4 and 20 and 21 misbound; tie-marks in upper and lower margins provide directions for correct reading sequence. Six leaves missing.
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: ff. 1r-98v
Other Associate: Jean de Flagy
Title: Garin le Loherain
Language(s): French
Incipit: Vielle chancon uoire plest uos oir / De bone estoire uos dirai sanz mentir . . .
Status of text: Leaves missing in quires 5, 12, 13, and 14 with consequent loss of text.
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f. 1, detail   Historiated initial, bishops crowning a king.
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f. 9v   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 10   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 11   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 12   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 13   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 13v   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 14   Series of directions and varied tie marks, s. XV, to correct misbinding in quire 2, ff. 9-14.
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f. 41   Flourished initial.
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f. 50v, detail   Historiated initial, mounted knight taking leave of a lady.
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Binding   Front cover.
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Binding   Back cover.
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Text 2: ff. 98v-164v
Other Associate: Jean de Flagy
Title: Girbert de Mez
Language(s): French
Explicit: . . . Explicit deu loherane Ga : / Et de Guill. de fro : le gentis.
Notes: Text may also be considered to begin on either f. 83r or f. 94r (Schwartz, "Garin le Loheren" Romania98 [1977]: 545). 
Status of text: Leaves missing in quires 14 and 17 and half of ff. 155 and 159 torn away.
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f. 98v   Historiated initial, a group of mounted knights pursuing another knight.
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f. 126r   Change of hand.
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f. 142r   Flourished initial.
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f. 155r, detail   Historiated initial, a bishop marrying a king and his lady.
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