150 leaves : 286 x 217 (180-184 x 135-145) mm. bound to 302 x 230 mmPaper, 150; 1¹⁴(-1, pastedown) 2-3¹⁰ 4-6¹² 7-11¹⁰ 12-13¹² 14⁸(-1, pastedown). Catchwords on the last verso of each gathering except the first, ninth, and last (f. 23v, 33v, 45v, 57v, 69v, 79v, 89v, 109v, 119v, 131v, 143v). Some signatures visible in later gatherings, lower right recto.Written in 2 columns of 43-60 lines; frame-ruled in lead.Written in Gothic cursive script by at least 3 hands, with the first line of text in some sections in larger calligraphic script.7 geometric diagrams in red and black (inside upper cover); 21-line drawing of Christ in the tomb in black and red ink in first column of text, surrounded by the opening words of the text in calligraphic letters (f. 2r); several 2-line to 7-line initials in red ink and red paragraph marks and initials touched with red in first 3 gatherings (f. 1r-45v). 4-line to 8-line initials in red ink with red penwork, or blue ink with red penwork; 14-line blue initial with red penwork and display lettering for the first words of the section (f. 100r); alternating blue and red paragraph marks in remaining gatherings. Correction for erroneous decorated initial (f. 74v). Drawing in ink of a head in profile (inside lower cover).Diagram, Inside front coverMiniature, Christ in the tomb, f. 2rDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 3vDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 5rDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 6rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 8rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 9vDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 11vDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 12vDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 14rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 16rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 19rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 21rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 23rDecorated initial, Initial P, f. 24rDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 25rDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 27vDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 29rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 31rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 33rDecorated initial, Initial O, f. 35rDecorated initial, Initial U, Face, f. 36vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 37vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 38vDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 40vDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 41vDecorated initial, Initial M, f. 43vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 45rDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 47rDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 48vDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 50rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 51rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 52rDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 52vDecorated initial, Initial H, f. 53vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 55rDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 56vDecorated initial, Initial F, f. 58rDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 60rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 61rDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 62vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 64rDecorated initial, Initial M, f. 65rDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 67vDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 70vDecorated initial, Initial N, f. 73rDecorated initial, Initial D (corrected with an A), f. 74vDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 77rDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 80rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 82rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 85rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 87rDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 91vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 94rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 96rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 97vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 100rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 103rDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 104vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 109rDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 111rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 112vDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 114vDecorated initial, Initial A, f. 116vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 120rDecorated initial, Initial C, f. 122rDecorated initial, Initial I, f. 125rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 129vDecorated initial, Initial S, f. 132rDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 135rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 137rDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 139rDecorated initial, Initial U, f. 140vDecorated initial, Initial H, f. 142vDecorated initial, Initial D, f. 144vDecorated initial, Initial E, f. 146vDecorated initial, Initial Q, f. 149rDrawing, Face, Inside back cover

Contemporary (15th-century) half calf over boards, with remnants of 2 pairs of clasps; rebacked.

Written in Italy, possibly Verona (contemporary ownership inscription, f. 1r), in the mid-15th century.

between 1425 and 1475Verona?, ItalyFormerly owned by Brother John of the Chapel of Verona (contemporary inscription, Iste liber est fratris Johannis a capello Veronensis, f. 1r).Sold at auction at Butterfield & Butterfield (San Francisco), 21 October 1997, lot 3750, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2013.Book TypeAccountsAntiphonaryArmorialBibleBiographyBook of HoursBreviaryChronicleCollection of SermonsCommentaryDictionaryDocumentDogaleFriendship bookGenealogyGlossaryGospel LectionaryGospelsGradualHaggadahHomilaryHorologionHymnalKoranLectionaryMass bookMiscellanyMissalPontificalPortolan chartPrayer bookPrivate devotional textProcessionalProtective scrollPsalterPsalter-HoursQur`anRecipe bookSaint's LifeScribal manualSong bookTorahTreatiseCentury6th century7th century8th century9th century10th century11th century12th century13th century14th century15th century16th century17th century18th century19th century20th centuryCultureAbbasidArabicArmenianAshkenaziAustrianByzantineCarolingianChineseChristianCopticDutchEgyptianEnglishEthiopianFatimidFlemishFrenchGermanIndianIslamicItalianJewishMamlukMughalOttomanOttonianPersianPortugueseQajarRajputRussianSafavidSephardiSpanishTimuridTurkishYemeniteDescriptive termAccordion bookAlbumAnnotatedBindingCalligraphyCaroline minusculeChartCharterColophonDamageDiagramsDrawingEarly Abbasid scriptFragmentGlossGothicGothic book handGrisailleGrotesquesHeadpieceHeraldryHistoriated initialHumanisticIlluminationIllustrationInhabited initialKuficManiculesMedallionMicrographyMiniatureMissing leavesMusical notationNew Abbasid styleNotable bindingOriginal bindingOrnamentPaintingPalimpsestPaperPenwork initialPuzzle initialRaginiRomanesqueScrapbookScrollScroll-work initialSealsTablesTexturaTreasure bindingWatermarkWhite-vine letteringWoodcutsGeographyAfghanistanArmeniaAustriaBelgiumCentral Arab lands (Near East)Central AsiaChinaEgyptEnglandEthiopiaFlandersFranceGermanyGreeceIndiaIranIraqIsraelItalyMaghrebMoroccoNetherlandsPakistanPortugalRomaniaRussiaSpainSub-Saharan (West) AfricaTurkeyWalesYemenOtherAlchemyAllegoryAstrologyAstronomyBiblicalBinding wasteCartographyChurch FathersCosmologyDevotionFinancial recordsFortune-tellingFriendshipGamesGeographyGeomancyGrammarHistoryKabbalahLegalLiterature -- PoetryLiterature -- ProseLiturgyLogicMagicMaritimeMathematicsMineralogyPhilosophyPiyutimResponsaScienceScience -- MedicineScriptureSufismTheologyLogic--Early works to 1800CodicesCommentariesDiagramsDrawings (visual works)Manuscripts, Latin--15th centuryManuscripts, Renaissance15th centuryDiagramsCommentaryPaperLogicItalyItalianPhilosophyScience