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Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 7 (fragment)

1480. Two connected leaves on vellum from an antiphoner. 4 pages large folio, musical notation throughout, one beautiful initial measuring about 9.4 inches in red and blue with magnificent pen-work and ornaments with marginal scrolls, red rubrics.

An Antiphonal from the parish at Santa Maria sopra Porta-- Stanford Libraries, Department of Special Collections: Manuscript Collection: M2223, Item 42

Zanobbi Strozzi (Florence, c. 1430). Antiphonal from the first Sunday of Advent to the end of Lent with 214 pages (500 x 340 mm). It includes 19 large decorated initials and two large historiated initials, one of King David in Prayer, and the other of the Christ Child. Original binding of leather-backed wooden boards. From the parish of Santa Maria sopra Porta in Florence. Strozzi illustrated a series of choirbooks for the monastery of San Marco in Florence. A painter and an illuminator, he was a follower and sometime assistant of Fra Angelico.

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 231 (fragment)

On vellum, in latin, on large gothic 15th century characters. Northern Italian. Text in brown ink. 473x430 mm., writing surface 440x300 mm., two columns, 18 lines. Three two-line initials (B, D, I) alternating between blue and white ink, on alternating red and blue square,

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 222 (fragment)

One leaf, on vellum, in latin. In textualis gothic. Second half of 14th century. Unknown origin. Brown ink, red ink rubrics, lined in dark-brown ink. 350x235 mm., writing surface 255x179 mm. Two columns, 33 lines. Alternating blue and red plain initials. No decoration. The fragment was used for binding, as a result it has been damaged. The text has faded in areas, has wormholes, is cut off on the four corners and the hinge margin has been completely cut off.

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 221 (fragment)

Mid-16th century Italian, on vellum. Light-brown ink, rubrics in red ink. Foliated in red ink (192) on the upper right corner of the recto side. Capital letters in light-brown and yellow ink. Text lined and framed by red ink drawn lines. 530x332 mm., writing surface 435x250 mm.

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 219 (fragment)

Late 15th-early 16th century Italian. On vellum. Light-brown ink, rubrics in red ink. Four-line, red ink drawn, staves with musical notation. 496x366 mm., writing surface 390x280 mm.

Contents: r. In Vesperis. Antiphon: -tos et Iesum stantem a dextris Deo (Actus, VII, 55) De sancto Ioanne in Laudes- Antiphon: Hic est discipulus ille, qui testimonium perhibet de his v. et scimus quia verum est testimonium eius... (John, XXI, 24) De Innocenti in Laudes Antiphon: Herodes iratus occidit multos pueros in Bethleem Ju(deae)

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 218 (fragment)

Mid-16th century. Unknown origin. Vellum, with inks and tempera. From an Antiphonal. 575x376 mm., writing surface 460x270 mm. One leaf with musical notation on the recto, on five-line, red ink drawn, musical notation carrying staves. Rubrics in red ink. Text in light-brown ink.

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 217 (fragment)

One leaf, on vellum, in latin. Middle of 15th century gothic characters. Unknown origin. Black ink, red rubrics, one two-line initial (I) in blue, one capital (O) in blue. Text lined, red ink foliation on recto (XLVI). 326x260 mm., writing surface 255x168 mm. Two columns, 36 lines.

Montréal, McGill University - Humanities and Social Sciences Library McLennan-Redpath, MS medieval 216 (fragment)

One leaf, on vellum, in latin. In 12th century transitional writing. Unknown origin. Black ink, red rubrics. Two-line red ink initials. Musical notation on both sides of the fragment; musical modes on recto. 285x220 mm., writing surface 265x195 mm. One column, 28 lines of text, with notation overhead, on recto; 27 lines of text, with notation overhead, on verso. Small wormholes throughout. On the left margin of verso appears the number VIII.

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