Liber ruralium commodorum

Record ID: 
77144
Accession number: 
MS B.17
Title: 
Liber ruralium commodorum
Created: 
England, between 1400 and 1430.
Binding: 
Gold-tooled vellum.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
136 leaves (2 columns, 49-59 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 348 x 237 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Apr. 1952 from Bernard Quaritch, London (Cat. 699, no. 52).
Notes: 

Ms. written and decorated in England, early 15th century.
Texts: Petrus de Crescentiis (Pietro de'Cescenzi), Liber ruralium commodorum (fol. 5-133); John Lydgate, Verses on the Kings of England, in English (fol. 2-2v); recipes and notes, in English and Latin (fol. 1v, 2v-4v, 133v-136).
Decoration: 1 pen drawing; numerous filigree initials.

Script: 
Gothic cursive and textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle English
Century: 
Classification: