London, BL, Add. MS 88,887
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LONDON, The British Library
Liber alphabetorum ('Maclesfeldianus' dictus) – ms.
London, BL, Add. MS 88,887

Late 15th cent., England (?)
Parchment, 46 ff., 245 x 170 mm. 14 painted and decorated alphabets. Early 18th-century English calf binding

In the library of the Earls of Macclesfield since around 1750 (unknown until recently)

Purchased on 30/07/2009 with the support of a number of institutions and individual donors (600,000)

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/gallery/2009/jul/28/british-library-design
http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2009/july1/macclesfield-book
http://medievalnews.blogspot.com/2009/07/macclesfield-alphabet-book-bought-by.html

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