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Early works to 1800
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Pseudo-Augustinus.; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Demetrius Cydones; John, of Damascus Saint.
|Language Note:||In Greek.|
|Notes:||Watermarks: Harlfinger Chapeau 74.
Script: Written by a single scribe in tall, upright minuscule.
Decorative initials, 6- to 5-line, in red with simple floral designs; rubrics throughout.
Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Three original chain-stitched supports, the thread laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards grooved on the edges. The beaded, colored endbands are sewn on cords which are attached in holes in the edges of the boards. The edges are painted with a red and black interlace design, the spine smooth and round. Covered in brown goatskin, blind-tooled with concentric borders, different on each board, the central panels filled with flowers and small diamonds. One pin hole in the edge of the upper board, three holes for a strap in the lower. Rebacked. According to A.R.A. Hobson, the binding originated in Crete.
|Description:||ff. ii + 186 : paper ; 153 x 105 (102 x 62) mm|