A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of by Montague Rhodes James

By Montague Rhodes James

M. R. James (1862-1936) is perhaps most sensible remembered as a author of chilling ghost tales, yet he used to be a great pupil of medieval literature and palaeography, who served either as Provost of King's collage, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and plenty of of his tales mirror his educational heritage. His certain descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned through schools, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of worth to students this day. James' catalogue of the manuscript holdings of Pembroke collage used to be first released in 1905. Now reissued, it will likely be welcomed via librarians and researchers alike.

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Francisci Junii Biturigis. His son Francis gave it to Wren in 1622. CATALOGUE OF 1. MANUSCRIPTS. A N S E L M I ETC. QUAEDAM. -I * d ' { S. 2521 Vellum, I2 T %X9, flf. 120 + 4, double columns of 60-62 lines. Cent, xiv, clearly written. Initials in red and blue, flourished. Rebound. From Bury St Edmunds. On the flyleaf: De empcione ffratris Johannis abbatis, pretium xxs. Ad usum monachorum sancti edmundi. A. 92. ] Also table of contents, with foliation added. Collation: 1 flyleaf. I 1 2 -IO 1 2 .

Anno suo terciodecimo. Manors of Harlow, Melford, Chevington (a piece cut off the leaf). Saxham, Hargrave, Fornham. Rungeton, Tilneye, Conegiston. Recepcio denar. de Hundredis de a. d. R. Abb. xi°. Recepcio denar. de Hundr. anno r. r. Edwardi fil. r. Edvv. x v n ° et anno R. Abbatis xn°Richard de Draughton was Abbot of Bury 1312-1335. The years represented in these accounts are 1323-1325. noteworthy fragments among a large mass taken out of bindings are: Taken out of no. 7. Four leaves numbered 189 to (192) in double columns (triple on the last page) of cent, xii?

A. 2115 u 1 _ I S . 2579 Vellum, 13-^ x 10^, ff. 156, double columns of 39 lines. i x - x , in a clear rather sloping Carolingian minuscule. Rebound. F r o m Bury. On f. 1 Cent. Liber S. Aedmundi regis et martiri (xiii) in quo continetur Jeronimus super Ysaiam ab 8° libro usque in finem (then in large black xvth century hand) J. 6. Entered in Cat. Vet. no. iii. ) 3 8 -io 8 (wants 7, 8) u 8 128 (wants 1, 2) I 38-208. Contents : Hieronymi super Isaiam libri v i n - x v i l l (xxiv. 678). Title in red capitals.

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