Binding: 1981. Bound in a brown, linen buckram case in the Yale Library Conservation Studio to replace an 18th century brown calf binding. One board of this binding retained in box. Historiated initials (one column, 8-line), for the Seven Days of Creation
Manuscript on parchment (trimmed) in two volumes of Petrus Comestor, Historia Scholastica, translated into French by Guyart des Moulins. Missing the beginning of Numbers (v. 1, one folio following f. 115), the beginning of 3 Kings (v. 1, one folio following f. 236), and part of Luke (v. 2, one folio following f. 260).
Bible--History Bibles French literature--To 1500 Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Literature, Medieval--Translations Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Beinecke MS 129
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 129. Petrus Comestor, Historia Scholastica. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 534
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