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By Montague Rhodes James

M. R. James (1862-1936) is maybe 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 university, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and plenty of of his tales replicate his educational heritage. His specified descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned by means of schools, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of price to students this day. This two-volume catalogue comprises James' description of the manuscript holdings of Corpus Christi collage, Cambridge and should be welcomed by means of librarians and researchers alike.

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147 b blank. 279. SYNODUS PATRICII. J O. CANONES. \ T . James 221 20 Vellum, io£ x 7TL, ff. 96, 20 lines to a page. Cent, ix-x (or x), in the opinion of Mr Bradshaw. In a large, dispersed, slightly sloping minuscule: not English. Initials mostly in plain red or black. Rubrics in capitals. From Worcester : see below. Collation: i8-48 510 68-io81110 (wants 1) 12° (wants 6). The old pagination is incorrect by 2 after p. 69. Contents: In large red and black capitals: Incipit I Sinodus | Episco|porum | idest j Patricii Auxilii I sserninil.

De presbitero Iohanne, fol. 146. 13. Itinerarium fratris Odorici ordinis fratrum minorum de mirabilibus orientalium Tartarorum, fol. 142. Ultimum capitulum deest. 14. Francisci Petrarchi, lauriati poetse, de Waltero Saluciarum Marthione et Griscildi ejus uxore, historia,yW. 163. 15. Liber de gestis et translationibus sanctorum trium regum qui Christum adorarunt, fol. 170. 16. Vita Secundi philosophi de Grseco in Latinum translata, fol. 214.. 17. Vita et passio S. Thomas archiepiscopi Cantuar. composita per dom.

5 [ T. James 5 Codex membranaceus in 4'°, seculo xi scriptus, in quo continentur, Vellum, \o\ x 7, ff. 2 + 1 3 4 + 2 , varying number of lines to a page. ) in various hands, all very good. Collation: a2 i8-68 7" j i8-x8 | b2. From St Augustine's, Canterbury. ) lib. ffre. Walter' Vis... On Mb: Historia Romanorum et norniannorum (xiii): added later: Cum B. De librar. S. Aug. Cant. Dist. Xa- Gra. II. See Ancient Libraries, pp. 293, 528. CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE 39 1. Historia Romana ab urbe condita ad Justinianum imperatorem lib.

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