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

Unviersity Bible

Dates / Origin
Place Term: Oxford
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 131
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 : Folio 1 is inscribed: "e libris Gulielmi Chapple, 1775." Wilberforce Eames acquired it for his library (Brooklyn, NY) in 1926 from W. M. Voynich. Gift of Eames, 1940.

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

Content : Note pasted into flyleaf says that William Chapple was West Country topographer, according to Dictionary of National Biography.

Content : Part I, 18-19 long lines, ruled in drypoint (visible in lower left corner).

Content : Part I, parchment

Content : 1-line red, blue and green initials.

Content : Part II, 1 scribe

Content : 60 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil, with occasional prickings visible. Interpretation of Hebrew names in four columns.

Content : Part II, parchment

Content : Human and animal figures in opening initial. Occasional animal figures in subsequent initials.

Content : Opening initial and some subsequent initials (6-line, 8-line etc) have long extensions into border, in gold, blue, red etc. Alternating 2-line red and blue initials with opposing penwork. Red and blue chapter #s and book names. Rubrics and placemarkers.

Content : Sources disagree as to place and date of this manuscript. De Ricci places it in England ca. 1300. Guest places it in England, possibly Oxford, ca. 1230s. Later hands write notes in margin, on last folios.

Content : Part I, 1 scribe

Content: Span of folios for text includes pages of notes.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: ada05d20-c5cc-012f-63b0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of Part 1." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e822-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of Part 1." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e822-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Explicit of Part 1. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e822-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Explicit of Part 1.