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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 059
Description: ff. 151 - Leather over wooden boards, 15th century; brass bosses and edges. - Benedictine monastery of S. Sisto in Piacenza. Gift of Phoebe Hearst to the Bancroft Library (1890). Previous call number ff2MS M2150 1480. - De Ricci, p. 7, n. 25.
Notes:-This book formerly part of a set of which 8 volumes (6 graduals; 2 antiphonals) were sold at Christie's, London, 12 November 2008, lots 38-46; another gradual is held by the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore (in de Ricci as n. 154).
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 12
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB059_1

Part 1: ff. 1r-151v
Description: - Parchment - 610 x 420 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point: northwestern
Region: LombardyCity:
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic.
Music: Square notation on 4-line red staves.
Figurative Decoration: 9 large historiated initials on square gold grounds, the first with full border; numerous smaller inhabited initials.
Other Decoration: Numerous stave-height painted, white-patterned initials on square grounds with infilling of flowers, leaves and fruit; black ink pen-flourishing on letters following initials, often terminating in faces.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-151v
Title: Antiphonal
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains the temporale from Palm Sunday through the 24th Sunday after Pentecost; extensive erasures and rewriting of the text. 
Not Availablef. 1r   Entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday).

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Not Availablef. 8r   Last Supper (Maundy Thursday).

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Not Availablef. 15v   Kings of the Earth against the Lord (Good Friday).

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Not Availablef. 22r   Man of Sorrows (Holy Saturday).

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Not Availablef. 30v   Resurrection (Easter).

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Not Availablef. 51v   Christ ascending (vigil of the Ascension).

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Not Availablef. 56r   Christ ascending (Ascension).

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Not Availablef. 59r   Virgin and Apostles receiving the flames of the Holy Spirit (Pentecost).

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Not Availablef. 68r   Gnadenstuhl (Trinity Sunday)

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Not Availablef. 73v   Monstrance with angels (Corpus Christi).

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Not Availablef. 103r   Prophet.

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Not AvailableBinding   Front cover.

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Part 2: Front and back pastedowns
Description: - Parchment - 610 x 420 mm
Country: UndeterminedCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: UndeterminedSearchable Date Range:
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic.
Music: Square notation on 4-line red staves.
Other Decoration: Stave-height initials in red with decoration in void.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Front and back pastedowns
Title: Antiphonal
Language(s): Latin