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London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius C. i

Present Location: 
Tiberius C. i
Medieval Provenance: 
Decoration Description: 

Part 1:

  • Rubrics are written in red.
  • Enlarged initials are written in red, green, blue and purple.
  • The diagrams use red, green, yellow, blue and purple.'

Part 2:

  • Rubrics and capitals are in red or black ink.
  • In Quire 18 space has been left for coloured initials at the start of each homily and at important divisions, but the initials were never supplied.

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s. xvi: An early modern table of contents was added on fol. 1r, written in ink on parchment between pencil bounding lines, probably under Robert Cotton. At the bottom of fol. 151v on the righ hand side in pencil is the instruction 'fol. 143 follows here'.

Binding Description: 

Modern binding in brown leather with gilt edges and a gold crest. The spine reads 'ASTRONOMICA | VARIA | PONTIFICALE | MUS. BRIT | BIBLE COTTON | TIBERIUS C I'. The edges of the leaves have been coloured gold.

Accompanying Material: 

There is no accompanying material.