Ms. gradual in 2 volumes; written and illuminated in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1507 and 1510.
Called the Geese Book because one of the bas-de-page vignettes in M.905 vol. I., fol. 186, depicts a wolf instructing a choir of geese. Vol. I is dated 1507 in an inscription on a flyleaf; vol. II is dated 1510 in an inscription on a flyleaf.
Decoration: vol. I has 11 large historiated initials, 8 decorated initials, 19 pages with decorated borders, 11 bas-de-page vignettes; vol. II has 7 large historiated initials, 11 decorated initials, 18 pages with decorated borders, 11 bas-de-page vignettes.
Musical notaton: 5-line staves with hofnagel notation.
Artist: attributed to Jakob Elsner.
Scribe: Vicar Friedrich Rosendorn of the Church of St. Lorenz, Nuremberg