Saint-Omer, France, early 11th cent.
Natural levant morocco over English oak boards, gold- and blind-tooled by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in 1921, in 1/2 natural levant morocco chemise.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
96 leaves (2 columns, 34 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 324 x 208 mm
Executed for Abbot Odbert of Saint-Bertin, who is represented on fol. 84r presenting the volume to St. Bertin; Beauvais Cathedral; Comte le Caron de Troussures; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) through De Tonnay from the Comte Marie Louis le Caron de Troussures in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Carolingian minuscule with occasional uncial capitals