- [Italy], [approximately 1440-1460]
- Physical Description:
- 1 leaf : vellum, color ; 125 x 85 mm on page 195 x 130 mm
- Language Note:
- Restrictions on Access:
- Unrestricted access.
- The two unnumbered pages contain the end of Psalm 107: 4-44, and the beginning of Psalm 108:1-12 (Vulgate numbering).The leaf is from a psalter, or just possibly a breviary-psalter, with a complete psalm collection. Psalm 107 is used liturgically on Saturdays, but Psalm 108 at nones on Wednesday. A leaf with these two psalms in numerical order must come from a psalter, or a breviary with a psalter included as a unit, rather than individual psalms day by day.
- In Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa. (#PS-V-Med-28), Ms. leaf., Title supplied by cataloger., Incipit: ad nubers ueritas tua[.] Exaltare super celos deus:et super onem terram gloria tua ut liberentur dilecti tui., Explicit: Non sit illa adiutor : nec sit qui misereatur pupillis eius., Layout: Written in one column of 21 lines. Frame and line ruled in very faint pencil or perhaps dry point., Script: Round Italian hand, fere humanistica. Two-compartment a, the upper compartment closed with a faint hairline; found-backed d. Round s appears finally, but long s is used initially and medially. Minims are precisa. Bitings occur. The backward c for the -us abbreviation and the 7-shaped et sign with a long top bar are typically Italian., Illustrative matter: No illustrations. Recto: One 4-line gold leaf initial D, with blue and white flourishing and infill, for the beginning of Psalm 108, Deus laudes meam nectaueris. Each psalm verse begins a new line, and the initials are to the left of the text block, alternating gold leaf and blue, on both side of the leaf. One red rubric, Ps dd (Psalmus David) recto, line 20., and No folio, catchword, or quire number.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased from Kelmscott Books.
- Action Note:
- Item cataloged in hand by Susan Hamburger, 2015; description provided by Jeanne Krochalis, 2015.
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