Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Date of origin:A title page (f. 18r) provides the date of 1618.
Place of origin: Vilafranca del Penedés, Spain
Foliation:Numbered in ink in a contemporary hand in the upper right corner of each leaf to f. 12. Numbered in lead in a modern hand in the upper right corner of each leaf after f. 17.
Dimensions:409mm x 287mm (leaves)
Collation:116 212 316 (-1, -2, -3, -4) 4-816 916 (-16) 1012 1116 1214 (-1) 1320 14-1816 1914 2016 2114 22-2516 2614 2718 2816 (-13, -14, -15, -16) 2912 (-1, -2, -3, -4) 3012
Script:The text is in a gothic with some rotunda characteristics in at least 11 hands. The first seventeen leaves are in a humanist minuscule. Handshifts occur after the following folia: 17v, 28v, 30v, 88v, 148r, 319r, 326v, 366v, 424r, and 428r.
Binding:Bound in contemporary deerskin over heavy boards with five metal bosses on the front and back covers and metal guards on the top and bottom edges.
Additions:There are corrections and additions in contemporary and slightly later hands. Some of the music notation has been altered.
Provenance:The texts indicate that the manuscript was in Dominican use. The title page mentions that it was for the house of St. Raymond, presumably the convent of St. Raymond de Peñafort in Vilafranca del Penedés, Spain.