Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds français 17177

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General information

Folio notes:Folio 12bis left blank.
LanguageLanguage object (44)
Approx. date?1390 to 1400
Date notesOltrogge 1989, 299. A table has been added from the late 14th c.
Place(s) of production
Table of contentsThis MS part consists of a late 14th-c. table added to an earlier MS.
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:Good quality vellum, in good condition.




Quire structure:Quaternion followed by a binion. Folio 12bis (later addition?) left blank.
Quire marks:
Catchword disposition:

Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Written in rubric. Each title is preceded by a paragraph mark in blue ink, and followed by a folio number (roman numerals) in brown ink. Major subdivisions are indicated by pen-decorated initials (blue, with red flourishings, height: 2 lines).
Evidence of readership:On f. 1ra, upper right corner: ‘S Germ 658’. Lower right corner: ‘N 937’. A label pasted in the lower margin reads ‘Ex Bibliotheca MSS. COISLINIANA, olim SEGUERIANA, quam illust. HENRICUS DU CAMBOUT, Dux DE COISLIN, Par Eranciae, Episcopus Metensis, &c. Monasterio S. Germani a Pratis legavit, An. M. DCC. XXXII.’
Foliations description:Modern foliation in arabic numerals in the upper right corner of the recto throughout the manuscript (ff. 1-290; table of contents and vellum flyleaves are foliated). Folio 37b is skipped. Table of contents is foliated A-L in black ink in the upper right corner of the recto.

Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled1r
Page dimensions315x210 (mm)
Justification240x165 (mm)
12mm between columns
Column ruling present in Colours object (4) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
Line ruling present in Colours object (4) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
RubricationTituli in red ink.
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom 1r to 12v
Datec. 1350 to 1400
Scribe description:14th-c. hand with box-‘a’ and round ‘s’ in final position. Diacritic on ‘i’ in all positions.