Literary

Record ID: 
77031
Accession number: 
MS M.125
Title: 
Literary
Created: 
England, 1425-1450.
Binding: 
English brown calf, inlaid panels, with gilt panel tooling, ca. 1700.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1900.
Description: 
180 leaves (2 columns, 49 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 350 x 220 mm
Provenance: 
Eighteenth century bookplate of John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Quaritch in 1900; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. moralizing tales in verse; written and illuminated in England, 1425-1450.
Decoration: 1 small miniature; floriated borders at the beginning of each book; numerous illuminated initials.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle English
Century: 
Classification: