Artois, France, early 14th century.
French 16th-century brown calf, gilt-tooled with instruments of the Passion on each corner and with flowers on the spine, rebacked, brass clasps and catches.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
76 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 148 x 102 mm
Celestine convent of Marcoussis, diocese of Paris, sixteenth century; a resident of Beauvais (?), seventeenth century; Cathedral or City Library of Beauvais, 1869 (inventory label, no. 1084); Leo S. Olschki, Florence; C.W. Dyson Perrins; his sale, London, Sotheby's, Nov. 29, 1960, lot 108; purchased there by Maggs Brothers Ltd., London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.