French olive-green morocco, ca. 1750; lettered: Roman de la Rose manusc et autre pièces du tems; in brown morocco solander case lettered: Roman de la Rose - manuscript sur velin au XIVe siècle.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
107 leaves (2 columns, 37 and 43 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 255 x 180 mm
No. 372 and no. 647 in 18th century catalogues; Alfred Piat sale (Paris, Jan. 31, 1898, I, no. 287); Richard Bennett (bought Feb. 14, 1899); Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 111; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Old French, Burgundian dialect