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 very good 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 mirror his educational historical past. His certain descriptive catalogues of manuscripts owned through faculties, cathedrals and museums are nonetheless of worth to students at the present time. James' catalogue of the manuscript holdings of Pembroke university used to be first released in 1905. Now reissued, it will likely be welcomed by way of librarians and researchers alike.
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Chainmarks on both covers at bottom, perhaps also at top of 1st cover. From Bury : on flyleaf (Boston's hand), Liber monachorum S. Edmundi. iJH» 93. Summa fr. Joh. de Rupella de ordine minorum qui intitulatur de malo. Similar inscription on f. 1, with one of W. Smart. Rudiments of a table on the flyleaves. H. Junioris T. Scroutebi pro Tancreto. Collation: 2 flyleaves. i 12 -3 12 46 5 12 -i6 12 if i8 12 -20 12 21 10 . aa\ Contents: Joh. de Rupella summa de Malo. . . . Cum summa theologica discipline diuisa sit in duas partes.
Lib. x i v f. 79 has an initial in red of a decorative kind, so too Lib. x v i . Lib. XVIII ends imperfectly f. 156 b. et corde suo maledicebant. W r e n 56. 18. Jo. CHRYSOSTOMUS. \ C. M . A . 2 1 2 7 S. 2 5 6 9 Vellum, I3T 7 O X 9TO> ^ J 66 + 2, double columns of 40 lines. Cent, xii, in an excellent hand. Initials commonly in plain red. Old binding, flat boards and back. Strap and pin. Chain staple at bottom of first cover. From Bury. ) inside cover Liber [monachorum added} S. ): in quo continentur Omelie Crisostomi super matheum in imperfecto xliij 8 videlicet ab omelia xxiii a usque ad omel.
Inc. Epistola secunda Anselmi Cant. Arch, ad Walerianum nuemburgensem ep. de sacramentis ecclesie (ibid. 547) . Domino et amico Waleriano —misi uobis olim quandam epistolam. [i- 25* 27' 3° 34 37 40 42 46 £ 56£ 62 63 68 3 3 P E M B R O K E COLLEGE LIBRARY. 2] 15- Inc. Capitula in librum Anselmi de conceplu uirginali (^id. 431) f. 69 Text. Cum in omnibus religiose —probari poterit. 16. Inc. prefacio libri Monologii Anselmi Arch. Cant. (ibid. 141) . 74 Quidam patres sepe Capitula. Text. Si quis unam naturam .
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Pembroke College, Cambridge by Montague Rhodes James