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Shelfmark Davis80
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Title Liber Ezechialis [manuscript on vellum]
Place of Publication Yorkshire
Date of Publication Late 12c
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Shelfmark Davis80
Spine
Country England
Period 12c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Plain
Edges Plain
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference
Notes For details see record for upper cover


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Shelfmark Davis80
Upper cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique
Style/Type Plain
Edges Plain
Bookbinder
Ownership mark Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire
Reference See M M Foot, The Henry Davis Gift, vol II, London, 1983; Pollard, 'The construction of English twelfth century bindings' in The Library, 5th ser, 1962, p. 1-22.
Notes Whittawed skin over wooden boards. 1 brass clasp, original, catching on to pin nearly in centre of the lower cover. Smooth spine with tabs at head and tail. The binding is typical of the undecorated English Romanesque bindings which have survived, see SCHOENBERG_139692. Julian Harrison writes "ms written by a French scribe in France or England second half of 12c. Gloss written contemporaneously, perhaps by same scribe. Bound very soon after ms was made by first half of 13c at the latest."


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Shelfmark Davis80
Lower cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour White / cream
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
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Style/Type Plain
Edges Plain
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Ownership mark
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Notes For details see record for upper cover


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Shelfmark Egerton Ms 1139
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Title Ivory carved and jewelled covers containing Psalterium Latinum Ms about 1131-44.
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 12c
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Shelfmark Egerton Ms 1139
Country
Period 12c
Colour White; Blue
Cover Material Ivory
Decorative Technique Jewelled; Carved
Style/Type Treasure binding; Pictorial
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Notes Ms writted for Melisende, daugher of Baldwin II and wife of Comet d'Anjou, King of Jerusalem. The name Herodius is found between the roundels near the top edge.



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Shelfmark Egerton Ms 2900
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Title Eg. 2900. CONSTANTINUS AFRICANUS, Viaticum, with title "Incipit uiaticum a Constantino in Latinam linguam translatum" : the Arabic work of Isaac Judaeus [Ishak ibn Sulaiman] translated and appropriated by Constantinus Africanus (monk of Monte Cassino, d. circ. 1087). Late 12c. Manuscript on parchment.
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Date of Publication
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Shelfmark Egerton Ms 2900
Lower cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Romanesque
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Notes Rebacked. Lower cover damaged. Another romanesque binding is Add Ms 43100.


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Shelfmark Egerton Ms 2900
Upper cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Panel design; Romanesque
Edges Plain
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference G D Hobson Bindings in Cambridge Libraries p3 no XIX Hobson, English bindings before 1500, pl 29 & 30.
Notes Rebacked. Another romanesque binding is Add Ms 43100.


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Shelfmark Egerton manuscript 272
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Title Part I Petrus Comestor Title Historia scholastica, part, and Sermons Origin England Date last quarter of the 12th century Language Latin [Manuscript on parchment]
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Date of Publication
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Shelfmark Egerton manuscript 272
Upper cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Single tools design; Romanesque; Panel design
Edges Plain
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Weale Taylor, Early stamped bookbindings in the British Museum, London 1922, item 6.
Notes Rebacked. Provenance; The Augustinian priory of St Mary Overy, Southwark, Surrey: inscription 'liber beate marie overey' (f. 2); 'sancte marie de souwerk' (inside lower cover); 'suwerk' (f. 102v). Another romanesque binding is Add Ms 43100.


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Shelfmark Egerton manuscript 272
Lower cover
Country England
Period 12c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Single tools design; Romanesque; Panel design
Edges Plain
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Weale Taylor, Early stamped bookbindings in the British Museum, London 1922, item 6. G D Hobson Bindings in Cambridge Libraries p3, noXVIII Weale Taylor no 6.
Notes Provenance; The Augustinian priory of St Mary Overy, Southwark, Surrey: inscription 'liber beate marie overey' (f. 2); 'sancte marie de souwerk' (inside lower cover); 'suwerk' (f. 102v). Another romanesque binding is Add Ms 43100.


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Shelfmark Harley Ms 2889
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Title Lectionary ('The Siegburg Lectionary') (ff. 4v-77); with the Common of Saints (ff. 77-87v), directions and lessons for mass (ff. 87v-93v); Germany, W. (Siegburg) Date 2nd quarter of the 12th century
Place of Publication Germany
Date of Publication 12c
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Shelfmark Harley Ms 2889
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 12c
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Cover Material Ivory
Decorative Technique Carved
Style/Type Religious miscellaneous
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Shelfmark Add Ms 21921
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Title THE Four Gospels, in Latin ; with prefaces. Imperfect. Vellum. Written in Germany in the Xth or XIth cent.
Place of Publication Germany
Date of Publication 11c?
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Shelfmark Add Ms 21921
Upper cover
Country Germany
Period 12c
Colour Gold; multi-coloured
Cover Material Metal
Decorative Technique Jewelled; Onlaid; Enamelled
Style/Type Treasure binding; Religious miscellaneous
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Notes The cover is ornamented with plates of copper gilt, with an image of Christ in the centre, and enameled corner pieces; the borders studded with large crystals. Quarto. May have been made in Germany, 12c.



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Shelfmark Add ms 82947
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Author [Peter of Poitiers]
Title Allegoriae super tabernaculum Moysi and Allegoriae super Leviticum
Place of Publication Austria
Date of Publication 12c
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Shelfmark Add ms 82947
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Notes Original 12th-century binding of panelled red-brown leather over bevelled wooden boards, tooled in blind within a ruled framework: the front cover with an outer border formed by the repeated use of two tools with birds, and an inner border of two foliate tools, central compartment with four registers with the double impression of a stag (top and bottom), St Peter and flower heads at all interstices; the back cover with outer border with the repeated use of tools with Luke's winged ox and a bird beneath an angle, an inner border with a two-headed grotesque and a prancing deer, central compartment with two vertical tendrils, flower heads at interstices, remnant of one strap (small losses of leather at upper front joint and top edge of front cover and from centre of back cover, outer corners very slightly worn, six tiny wormholes in front cover and one in back, lacking two clasps and pins and upper spine tab). Parchment label on back cover with the title De mistica exposico[n]e sacrificiorum' in black ink and paper pressmark label '413' at the head of the spine.


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Shelfmark Add ms 82947
Spine
Country France
Period 12c
Colour Red/brown
Cover Material Wood
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Frame; Foliage; Bird motif; Floral; Stag
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Notes Original 12th-century binding of panelled red-brown leather over bevelled wooden boards, tooled in blind within a ruled framework: the front cover with an outer border formed by the repeated use of two tools with birds, and an inner border of two foliate tools, central compartment with four registers with the double impression of a stag (top and bottom), St Peter and flower heads at all interstices; the back cover with outer border with the repeated use of tools with Luke's winged ox and a bird beneath an angle, an inner border with a two-headed grotesque and a prancing deer, central compartment with two vertical tendrils, flower heads at interstices, remnant of one strap (small losses of leather at upper front joint and top edge of front cover and from centre of back cover, outer corners very slightly worn, six tiny wormholes in front cover and one in back, lacking two clasps and pins and upper spine tab). Parchment label on back cover with the title De mistica exposico[n]e sacrificiorum' in black ink and paper pressmark label '413' at the head of the spine.


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Shelfmark Add ms 82947
Upper Cover
Country France
Period 12c
Colour Brown
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Tooled in blind
Style/Type Single tools design; Panel design; Animals; Romanesque
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Reference http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b105395234
Notes Clasps catching on to lower cover. Origin: Austria, Styria (Admont).Provenance:The Benedictine abbey, Admont, Austria. Original 12th-century binding of panelled red-brown leather over bevelled wooden boards, tooled in blind within a ruled framework: the front cover with an outer border formed by the repeated use of two tools with birds, and an inner border of two foliate tools, central compartment with four registers with the double impression of a stag (top and bottom), St Peter and flower heads at all interstices; the back cover with outer border with the repeated use of tools with Luke's winged ox and a bird beneath an angle, an inner border with a two-headed grotesque and a prancing deer, central compartment with two vertical tendrils, flower heads at interstices, remnant of one strap (small losses of leather at upper front joint and top edge of front cover and from centre of back cover, outer corners very slightly worn, six tiny wormholes in front cover and one in back, lacking two clasps and pins and upper spine tab). Parchment label on back cover with the title De mistica exposico[n]e sacrificiorum' in black ink and paper pressmark label '413' at the head of the spine. Another romanesque binding is Add Ms 43100.


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Shelfmark Add Ms 9381
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Title Gospel-book with added Cornish records of manumissions ('The Bodmin Gospels' or 'St Petroc Gospels')
Place of Publication
Date of Publication 875-1025
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Shelfmark Add Ms 9381
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Country England
Period 12c
Colour Red
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Sunk panel
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Notes The boards and endleaves are probably from the 12th century. The upper board has a deep central recess and both boards have the remains of a kermes-red dyed cover skin of uncertain date. Refurbished in the late 19th century, when the box was probably made. X-rays of both boards are in London, British Library, Manuscript Facsimile 800. Leather probably tawed white then dyed red.



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