Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Works of Peregrinus of Oppeln et al.
Date of origin:Second half of the fifteenth century
Place of origin:Germany
paper codex with watermarks: anvil (Briquet 5958), scale
Every folio, including the three insertions in quire 3, is numbered in lead in a modern hand in upper right corner. From f. 114r-175r, the folia are numbered in 15th c. arabic numerals in the top-center of each recto. Two final blanks not numbered.
Dimensions:290mm x 205mm (leaves), 215mm x 145mm (ruled space)
Collation:1-212 312 + 3 (inserted after ff. 24, 32, and 36) 4-912 1012 + 2 (inserted after f. 111) 11-1612 1712 + 1 (inserted after f. 210) 1812 1912 + 2 (inserted after f. 234) 2012 2114 2212 2312 (-4)
Script:There are seven main hands in a variety of levels of Gothic cursive. The first hand is responsible for the first gathering to fol. 8v; the second to fol. 170v, the third to f. 176v, the fourth to f. 235v, the fifth to f. 245r, the sixth to f. 274v, and the seventh for the final six leaves.
Binding:Bound in stamped brown morocco on wooden boards with metal clasps and five metal bosses on front and back covers. There is paneling with ornamental borders, lines, and fleurons.
Additions:Corrections and annotation are visible in at least 8 contemporary hands. Three leaves of text have been inserted in contemporary hands. They are ff. 30, 33, and 236.