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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 106
Description: ff. ii + 191 + ii + ii + 155 + ii - Calf gilt, early 19th century, by Lefebvre; now bound as two volumes but was originally one codex. - Motteley sale, Paris (1824, lot 875); Robert Lang, his sale, Evans (17 November 1828, lot 1962); Phillipps (1792-1872), his n. 3643; acquired by the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley from Sotheby's (28 November 1967, lot 92). Formerly f2MS PQ1475 G68.
Notes:-UCB106 volumes I and II were originally bound as one codex.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 21
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB106_1
Language: French Latin Country: France Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1r-191r
Description: - Parchment - 332 x 226 mm - 2 columns of 48 lines for prose; 3 columns of 48 lines for verse; ruled.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIIexSearchable Date Range: 1285 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic.
Figurative Decoration: 4 miniatures; 22 historiated initials on square blue or pink grounds, some with gold decoration.
Other Decoration: 3- to 4-line painted intials with floral infilling; 4-line parti-colored red and blue initials with red and blue infilling; 2-line initials in alternating red and blue with pen-flourishing in other color; headings in red.
Number of Texts: 8

Text 1: Vol I, ff. 1r-92v
Title: La vie des pères
Language(s): French
Notes: Collection of sixty narrative poems. 
Status of text: Leaf missing after f. 79.
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Vol. I, f. 1r   Three-tier historiated initial: the Crucifixion, two monks, and a monk and the Virgin.
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Vol. I, f. 27r   Hierarchy of initials; expunction marks; tie-marks indicating position of additional line.
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Vol. I, f. 28r   Hierarchy of initials; tie-marks indicating position of additional line; parchment mended with blue thread.
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Vol. I, f. 47r   Addition written along edge of irregularly-shaped page.
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Vol. I, ff. 50v-51r   Textual additions below columns.
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Text 2: Vol I, ff. 92v-101r
Author: Gautier de Coincy
Title: Vie de Théophile
Language(s): French
Notes: Poem preceded by Gautier's general prologue in honor of the Virgin, ff. 92v-93v. 
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f. 92v   [No Title for Display]
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Text 3: Vol I, ff. 101r-105r
Author: Jean de Blois
Title: Conte dou Baril
Language(s): French

Text 4: Vol I, f. 105r-v
Other Associate: Rutebeuf, Nicholas Bozon.
Title: Neuf joies de Notre Dame
Language(s): French

Text 5: Vol II, ff. 1r-155v
Other Associate: Robert de Boron
Title: Merlin
Language(s): French
Notes: Early portions of the text based on the poem by Robert de Boron of the same title. 
Status of text: Missing leaves after ff. 88, 96, and maybe a few between ff. 119 and 144.
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Vol. II, f. 1r   Miniature.
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Vol. II, f. 24v   Textual emendation.
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Vol. II, f. 46r   Addition to text with tie marks indicating insertion point.
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Vol. II, ff. 73v-74r   Catchword; hierarchy of initials.
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Vol. II, f. 155r   Table of contents added in a later hand.
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Text 6: Vol I, ff. 111r-116v
Title: Vie de sainte Catherine
Language(s): Latin
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Vol. I, f. 111r   Hierarchy of initials; marginal addition.
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Text 7: Vol I, ff. 117r-191v
Title: Estoire del Saint Graal
Language(s): French
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Vol. I, ff. 116v-117r   Historiated initial.
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Vol. I, f. 119v   Historiated initial.
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Vol. I, f. 120v   Initial without pen-flourishing.
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Vol. I, f. 126r   Historiated initial.
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Vol. I, f. 134r   Historiated initial; hierarchy of initials.
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Vol. I, ff. 135v-136r   Historiated and painted initials.
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Vol. I, f. 143r   Historiated initial.
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Vol. I, f. 145v   Miniature, historiated initial.
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Vol. I, f. 191v   Miniature.
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Text 8: Vol I, ff. 105v-111r
Title: Passion de Jesus Crist
Language(s): French