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Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

[University Bible.]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1240 - 1260
Place Term: Oxford
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 130
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Early owner Jan Wydeteyn. Wilberforce Eames obtained it in 1926 for his library (Brookly, NY) from W. M. Voynich. Gift of Mr. Eames in 1940.

Content : De Ricci, 2313. De Ricci, Supplement, 329. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Notes in manuscript box.

Content: This manuscript has been misfoliated by including the two modern vellum leaves in the front. Thus the folio numbers given here are two lower than the ones written in the manuscript.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: a9d7c640-c5cc-012f-8b5b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1240: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1240 - 1260. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e81d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e81d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1240 - 1260). Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border. 2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials. Book name and chapter name. Red daubs as sentence markers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e81d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Beginning of main text; 5-line initial with elaborate puzzle work and penwork in border.  2-line initial with penwork. Smaller initials.  Book name and chapter name.  Red daubs as sentence markers.