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Collection:
Western Manuscripts
filename:
oulis2007-bvr-0260-0 .tif
Folio or page:
128v
Conditions of Access for Image:
By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
sort order:
2600
source:
oulis
Shelfmark:
MS. Laud Misc. 740
Description:
Illuminated manuscript, made in England in the second quarter of the 15th century, containing the Middle English prose translation of Guillaume de Deguilleville, 'Pèlerinage de la vie humaine' ('The Pilgrimage of Human Life'), with fine miniatures. The text also incorporates (fols. 103v-106v) a copy of Geoffrey Chaucer's short acrostic poem, 'An ABC'.
Type of Object:
Manuscript
Material:
parchment
Number of leaves:
IV I 129 IV leaves
Dimensions:
257-261mm x 191mm
Decoration:
Miniatures, illuminated initials and borders, penwork initials
Date of Origin:
1425-1450
Title:
Pèlerinage de la vie humaine
Title:
An ABC
Country or culture of origin:
English
Owner:
William Laud
Author:
Guillaume de Deguilleville
Author:
Geoffrey Chaucer
Class:
Middle English
Class:
illuminated manuscript
Language:
Middle English
Catalogue Reference:
Quarto Catalogue, vol. 2, col. 525 and p. 584
Catalogue Reference:
Summary Catalogue no. 1239