Le Pas de Saumur

Title:
Le Pas de Saumur
Library:
Publichnaia biblioteka im. M.E. Saltykova Shchedrina
Language:
French
City:
SAINT PETERSBURG (LENINGRAD), Russia
Shelf Mark:
Fr. F. XIV. Nr.4
Alternate Names:
Das Turnierbuch für René d’Anjou -- The Tournament Book of René d’Anjou
Origin:
France
Dimensions:
paper -- 48 folios -- 358 x 272 mm.
Date Description:
mid-15th century
Content:
Description of the elaborate jousting that took place in Saumur from the 26th of June till the 7th of August, 1446 --
Hand:
Bastarda --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
91 pen drawings with water color, filling either a quarter or half a page above or below the text in two columns -- Knights and ladies --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge CR 4553 .R465 1998 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete manuscript -- full-size reproduction -- color
Series:
Codices selecti, 104
Publication Date:
1998
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria & Moscow, Russia
Publisher:
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt & Verlag Nasledije der Akademie der Wissenschaften Russlands
Printer:
Print & Art, Graz, Austria
Notes:
v.1 Facsimile -- v.2 Introduction with complete transcription of the text in the commentary volume, followed by the chronology of the joust and information on the participants mentioned in the text. Other names: N. Elagina, J. Malinin, T. Voronova, D. Zypkin.
Type of Text:
heraldry, historical, jousting, knights, secular, vernacular, verse