England, probably in Winchester, second half of 13th cent.
17th-century red velvet with 2 brass clasps, possibly Italian, in a dotted paper-covered case with red morocco by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1923.
400 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 50 x 40 mm
Owned ca. 1900 by L. Nelson (signature in purple ink on first flyleaf recto; initials EMC lettered inside front cover; purchased by J.P. Morgan 91867-1943) from Giuseppe Martini in 1923.
Ms. psalter; calendar is Benedictine and basically for Sarum use, but with some saints associated with Winchester; written and illuminated in England, probably in Winchester, in the second half of the 13th century.
Decoration: 4 full-page miniatures, 8 historiated initials.