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Book of sermons with 214 folios (ff.) and 2 leaves. Part I: ff. 1 - 66: [Sermones dominicale; Sunday sermons of St. Anthony of Padua] More than 60 sermons, the first few incipits recorded below: (f. 1: Dominica prima adventus Epistola/ Abiciamus opera tenebrarum et induamur…/In verbis istis...

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Inscription

Sixteenth-century inscription (most illegible, but possibly in English), on flyleaf verso.

Provenance

By 1909, with Dr. Denman W. Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA; 1909, gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross. (Accession date: August 26, 1909)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Sermones dominicale; summa vitiorum; sermones varia

probably English, Medieval (Gothic), about 1300–50

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 12.3 x 9.2 cm (4 13/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.329

Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and pencil (modern) on parchment; bindings of calf or deerskin over boards

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts