English brown calf, inlaid panels, with gilt panel tooling, ca. 1700.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1900.
180 leaves (2 columns, 49 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 350 x 220 mm
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).
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.
Latin and Middle English