France, probably Thérouanne, ca. 1265.
French or Belgian morocco with gold tooling, ca. 1810, lined with blue silk patterned in gold-leaf leaves, in red slipcase.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
258 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 145 x 100 mm
Owned (17th century) by P. Vande Camée; William Morris (1834-1896); Richard Bennett (1844-1900; purchased from Morris's estate, 1897); Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 28; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).