French 15th- or 16th-century dark brown calf over wooden boards; rebacked; edges and corners repaired, lacking 2 clasps; signed T. or I. Payen; both covers blind-tooled to a panel design of vertical stripes surrounded by a broad rectangular frame.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
172 leaves (2 columns, 38-40 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 300 x 225 mm
Owned ca. 1500 by Françoys Rousseau le jeune (signature on inside front and back covers); Duchemin de Villiers (ca. 1700; signature on inside front and back covers); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Brauer in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).