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Early works to 1800
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Boethius; Henry Maxwell Farnham, Baron
Title from closing rubric (f. 43v).
Collation: Parchment, iv (19th-century paper, uncut) + 43 + iv (19th-century paper, uncut); 1-2⁶ 3-5⁸ 6⁸( -1).
Layout: Prose sections written in 24 long lines, verse sections written in 2 columns, using the same horizontals; frame-ruled in faint ink.
Script: Written in English cursive script.
Decoration: 12 2-line painted initials (plus a single 1-line initial) and recurring rubrics Prosa and Metrum in blue in the early leaves of the manuscript (f. 1r-13v); occasional varying manicules (f. 2r with blue added, 4r, 10r, 19r).
Binding: 19th-century English half morocco, marbled boards and endleaves.
Origin: Written in England in the first half of the 14th century.
|Description:||43 leaves : parchment ; 202 x 137 (135 x 92) mm. bound to 208 x 146 mm.|
|Contents:||1. f.1r-4v: [Book 2, Metrum 5 to end]. 2. f.4v-20v: [Book 3]. 3. f.20v-33v: [Book 4]. 4. f.34r-43v: [Book 5].|