EASTER MISSAL: ENGLISH NEUMES

MS 2059
MS Short Title EASTER MISSAL: ENGLISH NEUMES
Text MISSAL: MASS FOR THE EASTER VIGIL
Description MS in Latin on vellum, England, late 12th c., 2 ff., 28x21 cm, 2 columns, (23x15 cm), 25-26 lines in Romanesque book script of good quality, English neumes on a 4-line red staff with C clef, 2-to-5-line initials in red or green.
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Provenance 1. James Thomlinson; 2. English college or cathedral library (until ca. 1920-30); 3. Anthony Birdsall, Birdsall and Son, Northampton ( from ca. 1920-30); 4. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., London.
Commentary 16th-17th c. pen-trials, and a note "After many combates the minde waxeth fainte and dull".
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Place of origin England
Dates late 12c AD

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