24. Smaller Collections
MS in Latin (texts 1, 3, 6, 7, 9, 11, 15-17) and English on paper, England, ca. 1575-1635, 180 ff., 29x18 cm, single column, (26x15 cm), up to 50 lines in English cursive secretary book script by Francis Thynne, additions by Sir Richard St. George.
MS in English on paper, England, ca. 1589-1600, 203 ff. (complete), 31x21 cm, single column, (27x16 cm), up to 42 lines in English secretary documentary script, ca. 500 coats of arms tricked in and painted in water colours of high quality by a herald.
MS in Irish Gaelic (text 1) and English (text 2) on paper, Cork, Ireland, April 1893, 62 ff. incl. 33 blanks (complete), 21x16 cm, single column, (16x11 cm) 19-20 lines in a fine Irish minuscule (text 1) and English cursive (text 2 and introduction), by Pádraic Stúndún (Patrick Stanton), penwork initials, lined borders, 3 decorated borders, 1 in sepia and red, signed 4 times by the scribe.
MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Monastery of Däbrä Libanos, Shoa, Ethiopia, 1497-1508, 176 ff. (complete), 28x23 cm, 2 columns, (21x18 cm), 23 lines in Ethiopic Ge'ez book script by Fere Qeddus commissioned by Abbot Petros, 6 full-page ornamental headpieces (haräg) in full colours, framing the major text divisions.
MS in Fayumic on papyrus, Fayum, Egypt, 10th c., 10 substantial partial ff., up to 18x20 cm, originally 30-32x24 cm, 70 smaller parts (from 5x5 to 10x10 cm mostly), and 35 fragments, 2 columns, originally ca. 20-22 lines in a beautiful square heavy Coptic uncial.