Begun by Guillaume de Lorris, and finished by Jean de Meung.
Title from half-title page, leaf a1r, with Vérard's device.
Imprint from GW. Date based on state of device. PML Checklist dates .
Printed in Vérard's types 2:98G, 11*:100G, 11**:95G, and 13*:120G.
Signatures: a-s⁸ t⁶: 150 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery folio
88 woodcut illustrations from 62 woodblocks.
BMC records a variant setting of sheets c1, d4 and s2.
Jean de Meun's continuation of the text begins on leaf d6r.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 32.6 x 24 cm.
PML copy missing 2 leaves: a1-2, replaced in manuscript with illuminations.
Hand decoration: Contemporary French rubrication, gilt initials and paragraph marks on red ground and yellow capital strokes. Woodcuts are hand colored, following woodcut image. Annotations: No marginal notations in text.