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Results for:  Location: Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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1. New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Beinecke MS 393
Description: - ff. 234 - Fifteenth century. Original sewing on tawed slit straps laced through a tunnel in edge to outside channels in flush wooden boards, pegged with rectangular pegs and the channels filled in. Plain, wound endbands sewn through the spine lining onto tawed cores laced into the back cornering of the boards. The spine is rounded with a parchment lining (unidentified liturgical text: Germany, 12th century) that extends on the inside of the boards between sewing supports; parchment reinforcement strips from same manuscript and from others. Remains of parchment bifolios of a liturgical manuscript (Germany, 13th century) glued inside both covers. Length of page and written space: 121 (88) mm.; 6 mm. between rulings for text. Covered in cream colored, tawed skin. Five hat-shaped bosses and two strap-and-pin fastenings, the pins on the upper board. The lower board is cut in to accomodate the straps. Parchment label glued to upper board: "de sacramentis Speculum humanae saluationis/ Questiones bone Sermones de sanctis;" added below in another hand: "de Sacra questione [?] bo. S. de. S." Lettering on tail: "de sacra question: bo. S. de." Straps wanting. - Acquired by H. P. Kraus from Heinrich Rosenthal of Lucerne in 1945. Purchased from Kraus in 1970 as the gift of Edwin J. Beinecke. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 393.
Language: LATIN   Country: HolyRomanEmpire   Century: 15th
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