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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 008
Description: ff. iii + 209 + iii - 18th century English calf. - Bought by John Preston for St. Augustine's abbey, Canterbury (strip of vellum, f. 1a, is ex libris); owned ca. 1733 by Maurice Johnson of Spalding. Given in 1909 by Dr. Robert Abbe. - De Ricci, 1316-1317.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA008_41
Language: Latin; French Country: England? Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1a-209v
Description: - Parchment - 214 x 141 mm - 36 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil, prickings visible, some catchwords visible. Some content notes in lower margins. 17 quires of twelve folios each, followed by one quire of five folios.
Country: England?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIISearchable Date Range: 1200 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1, plus other noting hands
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: Opening initial with animal heads.
Other Decoration: 2-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into borders. Daubs of red as placemarkers. Passages underlined in red.
Notes: De Ricci dates this manuscript to ca. 1300; Dr. Guest dates it to the 13th century. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 2-207v
Author: Johannes de Abbatisvilla
Title: Homiliae
Language(s): Latin; French
Incipit: Licet cum martha sollicitarer in curia et turbarer erga
Explicit: quod nobis praestare dignetur (?).
Notes: Modern note of contents f. ii. Folio 1a is a stub of vellum announcing purchase of book for St. Augustine's Canterbury. On f. 209v there is a poem in French which begins "Flour de flours columbine de mes dolours plain medicine." 
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f. ii   Note of content in modern hand.
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f. 1a   Note of purchase of manuscript for St. Augustine's Canterbury.
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f. 2   Opening of text, initial with animal heads, 2-line initial, rubric, placemarkers.
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f. 65   Page of text with commentary and pointers in margins.
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f. 144v   Page of text with catchword.
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f. 207v   Explicit of main text.
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f. 209v   French poem.
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