Inscribed on verso of flyleaf in pencil in a nineteenth-century hand, "Mr. Lyon's Friend"; on folio 2, in pen and brown ink, in an older hand, "Illme Sigre Pron Colmo"; in another old hand; "Auuocato"; "Auacotos"; also various scribbles in a child's hand. Lettered on spine, "Desege/Di/N. Poussin".
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourteenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1965 & 1966. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, p. 111.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 136.
Forty-nine leaves including two frontispieces, a title page lettered VITA / DI SAN PAOLO APOSTOLO / REPRESENTATA IN DISSEGNO / ET DICCHIARATA / IN SCRITTO", and fory-six pages of illustrations, each with a page of manuscript text in Italian to the left numbered I to XLVI.
Cameron, Allan, Mrs., former owner.