Tours, France, ca. 800-834.
English 19th-century maroon morocco tooled with a gold-star pattern; by Clyde; in marbled slipcase.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
238 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 290 x 200 mm
Bernardus de Gutonibus (or Gatonibus), early owner, ca. 1400; San Lorenzo el Real del Escorial; Earl of Ashburnham (purchased from Libri); H. Yates Thompson; his sale (London, Sotheby's, May 14, 1902, no. 14) to Quaritch; Quaritch catalogue 217 (1902), no. 5; Richard Bennett; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 5; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
rustic, uncial, half uncial, and Tours minuscule