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Explicit of main text.
John, of Abbeville (Author)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection



Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1201 - 1300 (Approximate)
Place: England?
Date Created: 1200 - 1299
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 8
Religious books
Ownership: Bought by John Preston for St. Augustine's abbey, Canterbury (strip of vellum, f. 1a, is ex libris); owned ca. 1733 by Maurice Johnson of Spalding. Given in 1909 by Dr. Robert Abbe.
Content: De Ricci, 1316-1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Typed notes in manuscript box.
Content: 36 lines in two columns, ruled in pencil, prickings visible, some catchwords visible. Some content notes in lower margins. 17 quires of twelve folios each, followed by one quire of five folios.
Content: Parchment
Content: Opening initial with animal heads.
Content: 2-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into borders. Daubs of red as placemarkers. Passages underlined in red.
Content: De Ricci dates this manuscript to ca. 1300; Dr. Guest dates it to the 13th century.
Content: 1, plus other noting hands
Content: Modern note of contents f. ii. Folio 1a is a stub of vellum announcing purchase of book for St. Augustine's Canterbury. On f. 209v there is a poem in French which begins "Flour de flours columbine de mes dolours plain medicine."
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f832e0f0-c5ca-012f-b1f5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1200: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1200 - 1299. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e391-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e391-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1200 - 1299). Explicit of main text. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e391-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Explicit of main text.