Livre du roy Modus, etc.
- Livre du roy Modus, etc.
- Published / Created
- [between 1490 and 1500]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on paper of 1) Les livres du roy Modus et de la royne Ratio. 2) Le bon chien Soullart (in verse).
Binding: Nineteenth century. Quarter purple leather with textured cloth sides.
Penwork drawing (with red added) of the hound, Soullart, on f. 59r; drawing of a lion (?) in same style on f. 60r. Simple decorative initials and headings in red, blue and/or black; some with calligraphic penwork designs and grotesques extending into margins. Paragraph marks, underlining, and highlights, in red.
Script: Written by a single scribe in a running script, with a more formal style of writing for headings.
Watermarks: similar to Briquet Tete de cerf 15548, Tete de boeuf 14247, and unidentified unicorn.
- ff. vi + 60 + vi : paper ; 283 x 202 (224 x 156) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 121
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
French literature--To 1500
French poetry--To 1500
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Livre du Roy Modus, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. and Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 121.
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