Early 19th-century black leather gilt, inscribed on spine: La table ronde de Lancelos / au temps du roi Uter Pandragon.
Purchase; Laurence Witten, with income from the Lathrop Colgate Harper Trust Fund; March, 1963.
155 leaves (2 columns, 38 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 295 x 205 mm
16th-century inscription at lower margin of fol. 1: Laurentij Piocheti (Riocheti?) Camberiani; 17th-century note Illuminated signed Sallin on front pastedown, with motto: en dieu la fein Sallin; Marquis of Aix ̉la Sarraz (inscription upper corner of fol. 1: De la Bibliothèque de M. le Marquis d'Aix ̉la Sarraz); note in Italian (removed from manuscript) from G. Gazzera, formerly librarian of Turin University Library to the Marquis, discussing this manuscript, which he had examined; Ambroise Firmin-Didot (bookplate on front flyleaf with the date of 1850; Dr. Lucien Graux; Laurence Witten, New Haven; purchased from Witten with income from the Lathrop Colgate Harper Trust Fund in March, 1963.