Czech Republic, possibly Prague, 1446.
18th-century gold tooled red morocco with blue doublures.
Gift; Fellows, with funds from the Belle da Costa Greene Fund, 1965.
156 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 150 x 103 mm
Given by Johanna, Baroness Rozmital (d. 1475) to her husband George Podiebrad, king of Bohemia (1458-1471); arms of his holdings on fol. 3 (above left: azure, an eagle displayed chequy argent and gules, tongued, clawed, and crowned or [Moravia]; above center: gules, a lion rampant tail forked argent, crowned or [Bohemia] beneath a crown or; above right: or, an eagle displayed sable, on its breast a crescent argent [Silesia]; lower left: barry azure and argent a lion rampant gules, crowned or [unidentified (Upper Lusatia?)]; lower right: argent [?], an ox passant gules [Lower Lusatia]; Stephen Apor, Altorja (Hungary), before 1690; Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London; C.W. Dyson Perrins; his sale (London, Sotheby's, 9 December 1958, lot 24); John R. Fleming, New York; purchased from Fleming as Gift of the Fellows and with funds from the Belle da Costa Greene Fund in 1965.