Roman de la rose.
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- Roman de la rose.
Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230
Jean, de Meun, d. 1305?
- Published / Created
- [between 1300 and 1400]
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Manuscript on parchment of Roman de la Rose. Seventeen leaves containing lines 8242-10751 are now missing between ff. 39 and 40; in addition, the text has been abridged to 16272 lines.
Bequeathed to Yale in 1883 by Joseph J. Cooke (1813-1881).
Binding: Nineteenth century. before 1881. A very fine Grolieresque binding in brick red goatskin, gold-tooled, by Riviere.
Plain initials, 2-line, alternating red and blue, throughout the text; headings in red. First letter of most verses stroked with yellow.
Script: Written by a single scribe in neat gothic textura.
Slits in parchment on ff. 42-44, some affecting text.
- ff. iii + 114 + ii : parchment ; 315 x 223 (234 x 173) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 33
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Guillaume de Lorris, Roman de la Rose. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 33.
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