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Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library,  MS Typ 0045
Description: ff. 160 - Quarter calf; lower cover in original red pigskin; rebacked - Prince Dietrichstein library. (Nikolsburg Mikulov, Moravia) until at least 1873; Sotheby’s, 1928; Maggs, 1931; bought by Silas W. Howland from Gilhofer & Ranschburg (1933) and bequeathed in 1938 - Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts, 20, no. 58, pl. 46; Bond and Faye, Supplement, 255; E. Simon in James Edward Walsh Festschrift (1983); Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripst, pp.82 and 121, no. 40.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 12
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSTyp0045_2
Language: German Country: Austria Century: 14th
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Part 1: ff. 1-160v
Description: - Parchment - 220 x 152 mm
Country: AustriaCardinal point:
Region: City: Vienna?
Assigned Date: s. XIV/XVSearchable Date Range: 1390 - 1410
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several
Script: Cursive
Figurative Decoration: 12 large miniatures of human figures
Other Decoration:
Notes: F. 3 should come before f. 2. After f. 6 four leaves are wanting, and after f. 11, two leaves Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-160v
Author: Jacobus de Cessolis
Title: Schachzabelbuch
Language(s): German
Notes: The "De ludo scacchorum" in German translation, incomplete at beginning, through f. 87. Then: Heil- und Segenssprüche (87r-88v) -- Tageszeiten (89r-144v) -- Kalender (145r-159v) -- Heil- und Segenssprüche (160r-v). 
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f. 17v   Two bishops reading a book
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f. 22v   Knight on horseback
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f. 30v   Rook on horseback
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f. 40v   Peasant with hoe and stalk (pawn)
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f. 44   Man with hammer and axe (pawn)
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f. 47   Man with knife and scissors (pawn)
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f. 54   Money changer with balance (pawn)
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f. 59v   Physician (pawn)
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f. 64   Innkeeper (pawn)
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f. 67v   Town manager with key (pawn)
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f. 72   Gambler with dice (pawn)
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f. 75v   Man and woman playing chess
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