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Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,  HRC 048
Description: ff. i + 160 + i; i + 224 + i - Previous binding (retained, housed separately) was one volume with oak boards covered in (now threadbare) brown velvet, sheepskin back, 5 large brass bosses on each board. Rebound in 1988 in two volumes, in full vellum over boards with clasps. - Monastery of St. Martin of Tournai; Augustins Déchaussées de la Croix-Rousse; Thomas Hobart (d.1728); Sir Roger Mostyn (1675-1739); John Barrymore; Elliot Nugent; Edward A. Parsons (1878-1962). See Regine Reynolds Cornell, UT Library Chronicle n.s. no. 22.
Notes:-Foliated at the bottom of the page in the inside margin of the recto. Foliated from 1 - 384, as if it were still one volume.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 5
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/HRC048_37
Language: French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-384v
Description: - Parchment - 359 x 286 mm - 2 columns of 49, 53, or 54 lines ruled in ink.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Paris?
Assigned Date: s. XV1Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1450
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Bâtarde
Artist(s): Bedford Master, style of
Figurative Decoration: Large miniature of battle scene; two smaller miniatures, one of mounted knights, the other of a funeral procession.
Other Decoration: Numerous capitals in gold on colored grounds.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-384r
Author: Jean Froissart
Title: Chroniques
Language(s): French
Notes: Contains Book 1. 
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Binding   Rear board of previous binding with velvet covering and brass bosses.
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Pastedown, old binding   Bookplate of John Barrymore; bookplate of Edward A. Parsons
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f. 1r   Large miniature of two battle scenes with knights and archers; full foliate border; 6-line blue initial on gold ground; unidentified coat of arms.
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f. 66r   Mounted knights approaching a castle; later pencil notes in the margin.
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f. 244r   Funeral procession for a king.
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