Lesson book of Louis, le Grand Dauphin

Record ID: 
76907
Accession number: 
MS M.22
Title: 
Lesson book of Louis, le Grand Dauphin
Created: 
1666.
Binding: 
Original 17th-century red morocco tooled with fleur-de-lis in corners and on back, enclosed in red cloth box.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
26 leaves (1 column, 8 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 120 x 80 mm
Provenance: 
Louis, le Grand Dauphin; Guyot de Villeneuve sale (Paris, 1900, I, no. 21) to Pearson; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and decorated in Paris, France, in 1666.
Latin-French vocabulary book; Latin words followed by their French equivalents.
Scribe: Étienne Damoiselet; colophon on fol. 24 reads: Escrit par E. Damoiselet, à Paris, 1666.
Decoration: decorative headpiece on fol. 3, illuminated arms of Louis, le Grand Dauphin on fol. 2v, crowned device on fol. 10 and 24; Latin words in black; French equivalent words in red.

Script: 
Roman capitals
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: