Brown calf, blind-stamped with tools of eagles, lions, arcade with human figures and Trier crosses, over oak boards, with original brass bosses and clasp-pins with their crosses and arms of Falkenstein-Muzenberg. New leather over spine and board edges, straps replaced; original tooling designs largely illegible. Housed in green morocco box by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, 1959.
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
74 leaves (2 columns, 37 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 352 x 252 mm
Made for Kuno von Falkenstein, Archbishop of Trier (1362-1388); escutcheon-shaped upper clasp on front cover engraved with cross identified as that of Trier (argent, a cross gules), escutcheon-shaped lower clasp on front cover engraved with arms identified as those of Falkenstein-Munzenberg (or, a chief gules); Monastery of Amorbach, Bavaria, Gräflich Erbachisches Gesamthaus-Archiv, Erbach im Odenwald; Kurt Arnhold, Dresden; purchased in Jan. 1959 from William H. Schab, New York 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.