GRADUAL

MS 004
MS Short Title GRADUAL
Text GRADUAL: TEMPORAL, PART 3 OF 3, COMPRISING TRINITY SUNDAY TO 23RD SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY AND WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND SATURDAYS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Spain, mid 16th c., 162 ff. (complete), 57x40 cm, single column, (41x26 cm), 5 lines in a rounded late Gothic liturgical book script, square notation on a 5-line red staff, 135 large decorated initials in red with penwork infill in purple, 2 very large 20x16 cm, decorated initials with extremely elaborate penwork.
Binding Spain, ca. 1550, rolltooled calf over massive pine boards sewn on 6 double thongs, 10 brass bosses, pastedowns of 4 bifolia of vellum from a Spanish 16th c. MS Gradual.
Context
Provenance 1. Abelardo Linares, Madrid (1954); 2. Otto Sverdrup Engelschiøn, Oslo (ca. 1960); 3. Damms Antikvariat, Oslo.
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Colophon
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Place of origin Spain
Dates mid 16c AD

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