Digital Scriptorium


Comment on this Record



New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer 102
Description: ff. iv + 203 + i - Bound in 18th century brown calf, gilt. - Stamp "E.H." with crown on f. 1. - Dictionary Catalog, Spencer Collection, 904. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 23.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Prof. Jeffrey Hamburger for his extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLSpencer102_42
Language: German Country: Germany Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-203v
Description: - Paper - 209 x 144 mm - Up to 30 long lines per page, ruled (outside borders) in red pen.
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: BavariaCity: Regensburg?
Assigned Date: s. XV2/4Searchable Date Range: 1425 - 1450
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1440, August 23
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1
Script: Gothic cursive
Figurative Decoration: 268 tinted drawings
Other Decoration: Red initials; some red/black puzzle initials.
Notes: Dated in colophon on f. 203v. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-203v
Title: Die Neue Ee
Language(s): German
Status of text: Defective at the beginning
Not Available

f. 1   Present first leaf of text; rejection of Joachim's gift in the temple, and Joachim with his flock in the countryside; ownership stamp "E.H." surmounted by a crown.

View image

Download image

Not Available

f. 13   Rubric on the birth of John the Baptist; Elizabeth, crowned, and Zacharias in a boat, with a city behind them.

View image

Download image

Not Available

f. 112v   Christ carrying cross on the road to Calvary.

View image

Download image

Not Available

f. 203v   Colophon stating that the book was finished in 1440 on the eve of St. Bartholomew's feast (the feast is on 24 August).

View image

Download image