Rouen, France, ca. 1470-1480
19th-century red velvet with gilt metal clasps and corners, two center pieces representing the Bearing of the Cross and the Child Jesus on clouds with cross and chalice.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
118 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 220 x 150 mm
Purchased by Richard Bennett, Jan. 31, 1893; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 56; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).