- Brown, Frank R, active 1949
This is a well-known commentary on the Song of Songs, variously attributed to different medieval authors including Cassiodorus, Isidore, and Hamo of Halberstadt, opening on f.1: 'Osculetur me osculo oris sui, Salomon inspiratus divino spiritu composuit hunc libellum...' ending on f.28: '...xpisti bonus odor sumus deo, in omni loco'.
Quantity: 1 volume(s) (56 pages).
Physical Description: Vellum, 28 leaves, bound; 178 x 128 mm. Double column, 37 lines, ruled in black ink, written space in dark-brown ink in a gothic bookhand using the punctus flexus punctuation, first heading in red, lemmata underlined in red with marginal diple in black, capitals touched in red, running-titles in alternately red and blue capitals.
Finding Aids: Manion, M.M., Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in New Zealand collections, no. 144..
Provenance: Executed in Germany in the last quarter of the 13th century.The name R.R.Howlett is in a modern hand on f.28v. Possibly a common provenance with MSR-14 (see Manion).
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
- 1 volume(s) (56 pages), Illuminated manuscripts, Parchment, Vellum, 28 leaves, bound; 178 x 128 mm., Double column, 37 lines, ruled in black ink, written space in dark-brown ink in a gothic bookhand using the punctus flexus punctuation, first heading in red, lemmata underlined in red with marginal diple in black, capitals touched in red, running-titles in alternately red and blue capitals., Binding: Modern blue goatskin, gold tooled, marbled endleaves., Decoration: Large initial on f.1 (6-line) in divided red and blue with penwork infilling and surround in both colours and with full-length red and blue extensions in pen- and brushwork.
Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.
Purchasing this Item
This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.
If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.
Using this Item
You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it: