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)