MISSAL IN ESZTERGOM NOTATION

MS 1782
MS Short Title MISSAL IN ESZTERGOM NOTATION
Text MISSAL: CALENDAR, TEMPORAL, CANON OF THE MASS, DEDICATION OF A CHURCH, SANCTORAL FROM ST. ANDREW TO ST. KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA, THE COMMON OF SAINTS, MASSES FOR THE DEAD, AND OTHER SPECIAL OCCASIONS
Description MS in Latin on paper, Hungary, 15th c., 212 ff. (-15), 30x21 cm, 2 columns, (23x16 cm), 32 lines in an angular Gothic book script of medium grade and quality, late Esztergom notation on a 4-line staff with C-clef, with surface appearance of some German Hufnagel features, 1-to 3-line initials throughout in red a few in blue, some with penwork or simple pictures, 11 large initials in 2 colours with decorative penwork.
Binding Hungary, 15th c., thick wooden boards covered with yellow-green reversed leather, sewn on 4 double thongs, metal corner-pieces, catch on upper cover; sewing guards of 15th c. documents, one signed by the notary Johannes Rosencrantz; lining inside spine from a 13th c. liturgical MS, rear pastedown of a 15th c. Kyrie-Gloria in late Esztergom notation on a 4-line red staff with C and F clefs and bar lines with surface appearance of some German Hufnagel features.
Context Scraps of 15th c. paper used as markers are still left between the pages: one cites Augustine, bishop of Jauriensis (Raab/Györ), 1447-65, another mentioning the parish priest Johannes.
Provenance 1. Parish church, Hungary (15th c.); 2. Bibliothek Juliusburg, Hungary(?); 3. Sotheby's 6.12.1993:64.
Commentary Hungarian medieval MSS are rare, even in public collections.
Place of origin Hungary
Dates 15c

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