France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1440-1450.
French 16th-century brown stamped calf over wooden boards, with 10 metal bosses and clasp.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
129 leaves (1 column, 29 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 260 x 180 mm
Early owner Thwayte (ca. 1500); no. 48 in an English bookseller's catalogue (Ellis?); William Morris; purchased in 1897 by Richard Bennett from Morris's estate; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 108; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).