Fountaine collection; note on f.219 signed A. Fountaine.
Purchased by Henry Yates Thompson at sale of Stuart, at Christie's, 6 July 1894, lot 139.
Sold by Henry Yates Thompson at Sotheby's, 23 March 1920, lot 64 [note in dept. cat. says MS sold to Quaritch for Ј2700].
According to Bennett this manuscript was returned shortly after the sale by Dring of Quaritch with 'a stinging note describing some of the pages as 'modern fakes', not mentioned in the sale catalogue'.
Bequeathed to the British Museum in 1941 by Mrs Henry Yates Thompson.
Лондон: библиотека Британская
Strew border with gems, flowers, strawberries, grotesques, heraldry, and blue tit and bullfinch.
A roundel contains John the Baptist.
Putti hold the rubric.
[3099 no. 25, pp. 119 - 123]