London, British Library, Harley 3316

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General information

Folios105
Folio notes:The MS is palpably incomplete. Jung also notes a missing folio after f. 51.
LanguageFrench - Unspecified localisation or influence
Approx. date?1450 to 1500
Date notesJung (1996, 343) simply gives the date as 'XVe s.', but the hand suggests the second half of the century.
Place(s) of productionFrance
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit
Explicit

Material

Material:vellum
Watermark:
Condition:

Structure

Collation:

1-1010 116

Quire structure:There is a missing folio after f. 51, but the modern numbering misses this.
Quire marks:
Catchwords:
Catchword disposition:

Physical description

General description:A plain, rather poor quality MS with no decoration or rubrication. The first word of each paragraph is double size and in a textualis script.
General illustration:
General decoration:
Evidence of readership:There are quite frequent annotations, but some are doodles that do not seem to have much to do with the text.
Foliations description:

Mise en page

Description 1The position of the text block is erratic.
Page sampled20r
LayoutProse
Page dimensions330x230 (mm)
Justification282x160 (mm)
Columns1
mm between columns
Lines48
RubricationNone. The first word of each paragraph is written in a larger script. The beginning and end of chapters are frequently rewritten.
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:

Hand(s)

Level of Execution:Libraria
ScriptCursiva
Folio rangeFrom 1 to 105
Date?1450 to 1500
Scribe description:A legible and regular cursive script.
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