Reims, France, ca. 1325.
French or Belgian 18th-century red morocco with gilt dentelle pattern tooling, flowered and gilt end papers with pomegranate design; lettered: Livre d'Evangil. Binding is dateable after 1742 from the watermark of the flyleaf.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
158 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 260 x 170 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. lectionary for the use of Reims; written and illuminated in Reims, France, ca. 1325.
Decoration: 1 full-page miniature, 1 small marginal drawing.