Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.286, Ludolph of Saxony, Vita Christi

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.286 (Margaret M. Manion, Vera F. Vines, and Christopher de Hamel, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in New Zealand Collections (Melbourne, London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989), no. 35), Ludolph of Saxony, Vita Christi, western Germany, second half of the fifteenth century.[1] This is a … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.286, Ludolph of Saxony, Vita Christi

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Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.145, Juvenal, Persius, Satyrarum Opus

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.145 (Margaret M. Manion, Vera F. Vines, and Christopher de Hamel, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in New Zealand Collections (Melbourne, London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 1989), no. 24); Juvenal, Persius, Satyrarum Opus, Italian, fifteenth/sixteenth centuries.[1] The binding is an example of a parchment cover … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.145, Juvenal, Persius, Satyrarum Opus

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.1588 Antiphonal

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.1588 Antiphonal, Italy, sixteenth century – by Alexandra Barratt and Alexandra Gillespie.[1] The binding of this book is at least its second—an earlier set of sewing holes is visible in the quire folds (see for example fols. 132-3). Manion, Vines, and de Hamel describe it as … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS S.1588 Antiphonal

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, 1480 BIBL

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, 1480 BIBL –       by Alexandra Barratt Alexandra Barratt is Professor Emeritus at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, currently working on manuscript waste in New Zealand manuscripts and early printed books. The Auckland Public Libraries possesses a huge four-volume early printed Bible with gloss,  1480 BIBL, presented by … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, 1480 BIBL

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.144: Valerius Maximus, De Dictis et Factis Memorabilibus Antiquorum

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.144: Valerius Maximus, De Dictis et Factis Memorabilibus Antiquorum, Italy, second half of the fourteenth century – by Alexandra Barratt and Alexandra Gillespie.[1] Alexandra Barratt is Professor Emeritus at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, currently working on manuscript waste in New Zealand manuscripts and early … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.144: Valerius Maximus, De Dictis et Factis Memorabilibus Antiquorum

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.140, New Testament

Notes on Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.140, New Testament, probably Netherlands, late twelfth or early thirteenth century – by Alexandra Barratt and Alexandra Gillespie.[1] Alexandra Barratt is Professor Emeritus at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, currently working on manuscript waste in New Zealand manuscripts and early printed books. The … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.140, New Testament

Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.132, St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job

Notes on Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.132: St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job, English, second half of the twelfth century – by Alexandra Barratt and Alexandra Gillespie.[1] Alexandra Barratt is Professor Emeritus at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, currently working on manuscript waste in New Zealand manuscripts and … Continue reading Auckland Libraries, Sir George Grey Special Collections, Med. MS G.132, St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job