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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 003
Description: ff. v + 175 + iv - Brown morocco ca. 1880 with metal clasps. - Erased ex-libris at end, ending apparently with word Brugensis or Bergamensis. French auction sale, ca. 1880. From R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13969), bequeathed 1892. - De Ricci, 1316.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Profs. J.J.G. Alexander and Lucy Freeman Sandler for their notes on this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA003_41
Language: Latin Country: France Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1-175v
Description: - Parchment - 305 x 208 mm - 50 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil. Prickings visible.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIISearchable Date Range: 1200 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: Human head sketched in margin, f. 23.
Other Decoration: Large red and blue initials with puzzle design and penwork, which often extends into borders. 2-line and 3-line alternating red and blue initials, with penwork. Red daubs and red and blue markers as placemarkers. Rubrics. Name of book in red and blue.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-173v
Author: Peter Comestor
Title: Historia scholastica
Title: Incipit prologus epistolaris
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Venerendo patri et domino Wilelmo dei gratia senonensi archiepiscopo petrus servus christi presbyter
Explicit: Explicit liber hystoriarum.
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f. 1   Opening of text. Large puzzle initials, rubric, red daubs and blue marker as placemarkers, marginal notation.
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f. 23   Large and small initials, rubrics, name of text in red and blue, human face sketched in bottom margin.
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f. 173v   Explicit, final note and (last rule line) erased ex libris. 2-line initials with penwork, name of book in red and blue.
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f. 173v (zoom)   Close-up of erased ex libris.
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