Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

EGE MSS.

The Ege mss., 12th-16th cent., consist of original leaves from medieval manuscripts of Western Europe collected by Otto F. Ege, 1888-1951, dean of the Cleveland Institute of Art and lecturer on the history of the book at the School of Library Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Each leaf is mounted and accompanied by a descriptive letterpress. Leaf 2 of number 33 and leaf 2 of number 49 were removed from Ege, Original Leaves Illustrating Evolution of `Black Letter' Types. (Lilly Z118 .A3 E28)

Contents: [1] Testamentum Novum, cum Glossis Bedae, Hieronymi, et Gregorii. On vellum. Probably written in Switzerland, early 12th century. Revived Carolingian script. 15x22cm. [2] Missale Plenarium. On vellum. Written in Spain or Southern France, middle 12th century. Revived Carolingian script. 24x35cm. [3] Lectionarium. On vellum. Written in Italy, middle of 12th century. Revived Carolingian script. 24x33cm. [4] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in France, late 12th century. Carolingian minuscule. 16x21cm. [5] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum, Written in France, early 13th century. Early angular Gothic script. 23x33cm. [6] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Cambridge, England, early 13th century. Eary angular Gothic script. 20x28cm. [7] Petrus de Riga, Aurora. Famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse. On vellum. Written in England, early 13th century. Early Gothic script. 11x24cm. [8] Gradual. On vellum. Written in England, early 13th century. Early angular Gothic script, square Gregorian notation. 12x19cm. [9] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Paris, France, middle 13th century. Minuscule angular Gothic script. 12x17cm. [10] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in Germany, middle 13th centure. Angular Gothic script. 14x20cm. [11] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Italy, middle 13th century. Rotunda Gothic script. 13x20cm. [12] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in France, middle 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 10x14cm. [13] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Oxford, England, middle 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 14x20cm. [14] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in France, late 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 27x41cm. [15] Missale Bellovacense. On vellum. Written in Beauvais, France, late 13th century. Transitional Gothic script. 20x29cm. [16] Breviarium. On vellum. Written in France, late 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 7x10cm. [17] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in England, late 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 11x17cm. [18] Breviarium. On vellum. Written in France, late 13th century. Angular Gothic script. 11x15cm. [19] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Italy, early 14th century. Transitional Rotunda script. 17x24cm. [20] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in the Netherlands, early 14th century. Angular Gothic script. 9x13cm. [21] Humnarium. On vellum. Written in France, early 14th century. Angular Gothic script, Gregorian notation. 11x16cm. [22] Missale Herbipolense. On vellum. Written in Wurzburg, Germany, early 14th century. Gothic script, transitional early Gothic notation. 26x36cm. [23] Breviarium. On vellum. Written in France, middle 14th century. Angular Gothic script. 12x18cm. [24] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in England?, middle 14th century. Angular Gothic type. 13x17cm. [25] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in France, late 14th century. Gothic script. 12x18cm. [26] Missale. On vellum. Written in Rouen, France, late 14th century. Angular Gothic script. 22x29cm. [27] Antiphonarium. On vellum. Written in Italy, early 15th century. Rotunda Gothic script, Gregorian notation. 25x37cm. [28] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in Northern France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 10x15cm. [29] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 13x19cm. [30] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 13x18cm. [31] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 13x19cm. [32] Graduale. On vellum. Written in Florence, Italy, middle 15th century. Rotunda Gothic script, square notation. 20x27cm. [33] Missale. On vellum. Written in Germany, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 2 leaves. 29x37cm. Another lear of this Missale can be found in the Poole mss. Poole DeR. IU 35. [34] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in Italy, middle 15th century. Rotunda book hand, square notation. 28x39cm. [35] Sanctus Hieronymus, contra Jovinianum. On vellum. Written in France, middle 15th century. Lettre de Somme. 28x39cm. [36] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 7x11cm. [37] Epistolarium. On vellum. Written in Italy, middle 15th century. Rotunda or round Gothic sript, square rhetorical neumes. 22x29cm. [38] Missale Lemovicense Castrense. On vellum. Written in Limoges, France, middle 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 24x32cm. [39] T. Livii ab Urbe Condita Libri. On vellum. Written in Italy, middle 15th century. Humanistic script. 16x22cm. [40] Super Primo Libro Sententiarun. On vellum. Written in Italy, late 15th century. Humanistic book hand. 21x29cm. [41] S. Gregorius Magnus, Dialogi. On vellum. Written in France, late 15th century. Lettre Batarde. 23x31cm. [42] Psalterium. On vellum. Written in Wurzburg, Germany, late 15th century. Angular Gothic script, Gothic notation. 30x44cm. [43] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in the Netherlands, late 15th century. Bold angular Gothic script. 13x18cm. [44] Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata. On vellum. Written in Germany, late 15th century. Semi-Gothic script. 27x42cm. [45] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, late 15th century. Gothic script. 14x19cm. [46] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in Northern France, late 15th century. Gothic script. 12x16cm. [47] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in the Netherlands, late 15th century. Angular Gothic script. 13x18cm. [48] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in the Netherlands, late 15th century. 12x17cm. [49] Missale. On vellum. Written in Germany, early 16th century. Lettre Batarde. 2 leaves. 29x40cm. Another leaf of this Missale can be found in the Poole mss. Poole DeR IU 34. [50] Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis. On vellum. Written in France, early 16th century. Cursive Gothic script. 11x16cm.

Collection size: 52 items

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