Viribus herbarum carmen
Westphalia, Germany, ca. 1145-1155.
16th-century German blind-stamped brown calf with 2 metal clasps.
Gift of Junius S. Morgan and Henry S. Morgan, 1952.
43 leaves (1 column, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 140 x 100 mm
Owned in the 14th century by Wulffhard presbiter (ex-libris inscription on fol. 43); Benedictine monastery of Abdinghof, Paderborn (ex-libris inscription on fol. 1, no. K.E.77, followed by another shelfmark N. AA); Schmidt; three members of the Kellerhoff family of Paderborn (1860-1861); purchased by Mrs. J.P. Morgan from Joseph Martini; gift of Mr. Junius S. Morgan and Mr. Henry S. Morgan in 1952, from their mother's collection.
Ms. medical treatises; written in Westphalia, Germany, possibly in the monastery of Abdinghof, Paderborn, mid 12th century.
Latin and German