Comoediae

Record ID: 
160686
Accession number: 
MS M.1104
Title: 
Comoediae
Created: 
Southern Germany, ca. 1450.
Binding: 
Original wooden boards, with added morocco spine, a single fore-edge clasp with a 2-headed bird in relief.
Credit: 
Gift of Lydia L. Redmond, in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, 1996.
Description: 
97 leaves (1 column, 33-35 lines), bound : paper ; 308 x 220 mm.
Provenance: 
Offered by De Bure frères, cat. VII (Apr. 1840), p. 7 n. 50, and sold to Payne and Foss (Catalogue of manuscripts, 1850, p. 31 n. 339); their sale (London, Apr. 30, 1857, lot 357) to Burges; Samuel Allen of Lisconnan, County Antrim; Captain S. Allen sale (London, Jan. 30, 1920, lot 105) to Maggs; Giuseppe Martini; purchased from Martini by William M. Clearwater; Lydia L. Redmond; gift of Lydia L. Redmond in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, in 1996.
Notes: 

Ms. Comoediae, written in Southern Germany, ca. 1450.
According to Paul Needham, this was a German student's manuscript.
Colophon fol. 97: Finis / Die 12 mensis decembris hora sexta in domo preceptorij.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: