Scribal pattern book

Creator:
Bock, Gregorius
Published/Created:
Swabia
ca. 1510-1517
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 50 + ii : parchment ; 178 x 123 (115 x 90) mm.
Notes:
Most passages of text in the first part begin with large decorative initials, primarily white floral designs on black grounds. Initial (green and red added) with full penwork border of swirling leaves on f. 1r; initial in colors and containing arms on f. 4r.
Some leaves stained, rubbed and difficult to read.
Binding: Twentieth century. Rebound in 1984 in the Yale University Conservation Studio. Non-adhesive paper binding.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Gregorius Bock, Scribal Pattern Book. This model book for scribes is composed of two parts. The first illustrates alphabets in various scripts; the alphabet is often preceded by a text written in that style. The second part of the codex is composed of decorative initials arranged alphabetically.
Topics:
Copybooks
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Scribes
Topics:
Bock, Gregorius
Language:
German
Greek, Modern (1453-)
Latin
Genre:
Hand coloring
Illustrations
Inhabited initials
Manuscripts
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 439
Orbis Record:
9777173
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597709
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1244751
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 439.
Gregorius Bock, Scribal Pattern Book. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10450154
PID:
digcoll:3762444

Number of Pages: 57
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