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Ownership Inscription, In A Volume Of Miscellaneous Texts

Ownership Inscription, In A Volume Of Miscellaneous Texts

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1400

Shelfmark: Additional MS 62132

Item number: f.4r

Length: 21.1

Width: 14.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

This volume contains treatises on grammar, on how to write land conveyance documents, on astronomy, some sermons, and other miscellaneous texts. It has a medieval ownership inscription of the Cistercian Abbey at Fountains, in Yorkshire, and a medieval binding similar to other manuscripts from the abbey.

In the upper margin on the first page of the first text is the abbreviated Latin ownership inscription 'lib. Sce. M. de Font.': the book of St. Mary's [abbey], Fountains.

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