YALE UNIVERSITY BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND
MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY GENERAL COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND
MANUSCRIPTS MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
Beinecke MS 1168
[Italy], [between 1300 and 1399]
63 l.: parchment ; 185 x 140 mm.
This material is open for research.
Manuscript, on parchment, in a single hand containing the liturgy for the processions
of Holy Week; Ascension Day; the Purification of the Virgin; for the solemn receptions
of both religious and secular visitors; and for the funeral service.
Ex libris Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow. Purchased on the ----- Child Fund (Christie's
New York sale, 2013 April 9-10, lot 293), 2013.
Layout: sngle columns. Music of square notation on four-line staves with five lines
of gothic bookhand.
Script: gothic bookhand.
Decoration: rubricated. Initials in blue or red ink with pen flourishing in red or
Binding: contemporary? blind-stamped leather over wood; flower-shaped metal bosses
at center and corners of boards and to secure straps on upper cover (straps not present).
Processional. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.