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 was once a superb pupil of medieval literature and palaeography, who served either as Provost of King's university, Cambridge, and as Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, and lots of of his tales replicate his educational historical past. His targeted descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned by means of faculties, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of price to students this present day. James' catalogue of the manuscript holdings of Pembroke collage was once first released in 1905. Now reissued, will probably be welcomed by means of librarians and researchers alike.

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F. 1 N o t in Wren. 20. Jo. DAMASCENUS, ETC. \ C. M . A . 2 1 3 6 S. 2 5 7 2 Vellum, 1 3 ! x 9J, ff. 127 + 1, double columns of 54 and 53 lines. Cent, xiii late, in several good hands. Old binding, rough skin, rounded boards, clasps gone. Chainmark at bottom of 1st cover. Early fragment of service book has left a set-off in cover. From Bury, on flyleaf (Boston's hand) Liber monachorum S. Edmundi in quo subscripta continentur, uidelicet. ) Pressmark on flyleaf and on f. 1 J. 57. Collation: 1 flyleaf.

Latt. minores, p. 607) . . . . T. Prolensis. 2. Zeuma. Inc. prol. de locuc. figurab Solet aliquociens in scripturis —memores estote uxoris loth. Expl. lib. de loc. fig. Inc. liber Anselmi de antichristo (Adso. c x x x v u . 597) . De antichristo scire uolentibus —predixit uel prefixit. Expl. lib. b. ans. de ant. f. 1 17 b 23 25 C. M. A. = Catalogi Manuscriptorum Angliae et Hiberniae. Oxford, 1697. S. = H. Schenkl. Bibliotheca Patrum Latinomm Britannica. Vienna, 1891, etc. P. C. C. I CATALOGUE OF MANUSCRIPTS.

Rebound. From Bury. On first flyleaf (xiii): Liber S. Eadmundi quern quicunque alienauerit anathema sit in die iudicii nisi inde condignam satisfactionem dicto sancto fecerit. On f. 1 : Liber monachorum S. Edmundi. B • 305 • Old list of contents on flyleaf. Collation: 2 flyleaves. 18— 19s 206 | 2i 8 -23 8 ( + a slip) 24 s 25 s . 2 flyleaves. IO] PEMBROKE COLLEGE LIBRARY. Contents: I. II. i. 2. Inc. prima omelia super cantica canticorum secundum Bernardum clareuallensem abbatem (CLXXXIII. 785) .

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