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San Marino, Huntington Library, EL 35 B 63
Description: ff. vi + ii + 44 + ii + vi - Bound, s. XVII#^in# , in polished calf over pasteboards, gold tooled; remains of 2 blue silk fore edge ties; rebacked. - Bridgewater Library pressmark label, "35/B/63," inside front cover; on f. i, the number "1123" from another Bridgewater system and the bookplate from that Library. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). De Ricci, 138.
Notes:-Former pressmark, EL 1123.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: English Country: England Century: 15th
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Part 1: ff. 1-44v
Description: - Parchment - 206 x 257 mm - 1-58 64. Catchwords underlined in red or brown; in quires 4 and 5, additional catchwords in red or brown frames variously on the recto or verso of the leaves. 34-42 long lines, frame ruled in lead, top and bottom 2 lines full across.
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Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
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Script: Secretary
Other Decoration: Unornamented 2-line red initials; paragraph marks, chapter titles and most chapter numbers in red.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-44; f. 44v blank
Author: Edward Plantagenet
Title: Master of the Game
Title: Here Endyth the Prologe and ffyrst Begynneth the Table off the hare and off hys Nature. Capitulo primo ut hic
Language(s): English
Incipit: The hare ys a comune Beest ynogh þerffor me nedeth nat to tell off hys makynge ffor þer be ffew men that ne haue seyne some off heme
Explicit: Also whan his tuskes above ben lowe and ywered off þe nether tuskes it is a tokne of a grete Boor. Ardua lucra labor pariens non est honorosus/ Sepe dulcia gravi sub pondere munera crescunt. Here endeth þe Bokke of venerye Called þe Maystre off þe Geme which Spcyfyeth all þe Nature Off þe beestes of venerye And of here huntyng.
Notes: Opens with a chapter list and a prologue that begins "To the honoure and Reuerence off þow my Ryght Wyrshypffull and dredde lorde Henry by the grace off gode eldest sone and heyre vnto the hyh excellent and Cristyn prynce henrye the iiiite." W. A. and F. Baillie-Grohman, eds., The Master of Game, by Edward, Second Duke of York (London 1904) printing the Middle English and a modern translation in parallel texts; EL 35 B 63 described on pp. 242-43. The second Baillie-Grohman edition (1909) gives only a modern translation. The order of chapters of this manuscript according to the text printed by the Baillie-Grohmans is 1-11, 27-36, 12-18, 20, 19, 21-25; Baillie-Grohmans' chapter 25 occurs here in 3 parts as chapters 34-36; their chapter 26 not copied in this manuscript.