St. Gall, Switzerland, ca. 880.
Formerly in red velvet by Gruel, decorated with a 13th-century Limoges champlevé enamel plaque; rebound in rose velvet by Marguerite Duprez Lahey, ca. 1932, in an olive morocco case lettered: Epistolaire - Xme siècle; enamel plaque preserved in the Pierpont Morgan Library, Dept. of Drawings, as Enamel plaque no. 3.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1905.
92 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 255 x 136 mm
Produced at Kloster St. Gallen, ca. 880; rebound there in the time of Abbot Beda Angehin, 1767-1796; Gruel and Engelmann Collection, no. 1; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Gruel in November 1905; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).