Roman de Fauvel in the edition of Mesire Chaillou de Pesstain

Title:
Roman de Fauvel in the edition of Mesire Chaillou de Pesstain
Library:
Bibliothèque Nationale
Language:
French, Latin
City:
PARIS, France
Shelf Mark:
Ms. fr. 146
Origin:
Paris, France
Dimensions:
102 folios -- 460 x 330 mm.
Date Description:
1314-1320
Author:
Gervès du Bus, Chaillou de Pesstain
Content:
Complainte d’amour (fol. Ar-Av) -- Index (fol. Br-Bv) -- Expansion of the satirical poem “Le roman the Fauvel” with 169 musical interpolations (folios 1-45r) -- “Plusieurs diz de Mestre Geffroi de Paris”, six French and two Latin texts on political events in France between 1314/15 and 1317/18 (fols. 45v-55v) -- “Balades, rondeaux et diz... Jehannot de Lescurel” (fols. 57r-62v) -- Chronique métrique, on events in France between 1300 and 1316 (fols. 63r-88r) -- fols. 89-102 are blank apart from the lines for three columns of verse -- see p. 4 of introduction for more detail on the content
Hand:
Various Batarde [bastarda] scripts for most of the texts -- littera formata (fols. 57r-88r)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
framed miniatures (some large), in total 77 illlustrations “outlined rapidly in ink and filled in simply in light colors”-- decorated initials -- filigree --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ML 96.5 .R65 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size monochrome reproduction of the entire manuscript -- A few color plates (pp. 57-60) -- wide margins around each reproduced page --
Publication Date:
1990
Place of Publication:
New York , NY, USA
Publisher:
Broude Brothers
Notes:
Extensive text-historical introduction by Edward H. Roesner (music), François Avril (art history), and Nancy Freeman Regalado Romance philology) (pp. 3-53)--
Type of Text:
bilingual, chronicle, historical, polyphony, satire, songs, vernacular, verse