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LUL MS.F.2.4: Psalter, in Latin. Southern Low Countries (?). Late 14th/early 15th century.

Detail of MS.F.2.4: Psalter, in LatinPhysical description: On parchment. ii + 272 + ii  leaves, 115 x 85 mm.

Contents: Psalms; six canticles, etc; Litany; Deus qui uoluisti ... No calendar. Ruled in red ink.

Decoration: Initials: in colour, patterned in white on decorated gold grounds; with frame and a continuous border; gold on grounds of blue and red patterned in white; blue with red, gold with blue; line fillers in gold and blue .

Binding: 19th century.

Provenance 1400-1500: 16th century(?) annotation in English on f.27v.

Provenance 1700-1800: Psalms numbered in English hand.

Provenance 1800-1900: Armorial bookplate of Thomas Glazebrook Rylands (1838-1900); Rylands bequest (1900): Rylands catalogue, page 11.

Published descriptions

  • 1900: John Sampson, A catalogue of the books ... bequeathed by the late Thomas Glazebrook Rylands ... to the Library of University College Liverpool (Liverpool: University Press, 1900).
  • 1983: N. R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983).

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