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Euclides etc. — Exeter, Devon. Cathedral church of St Peter.


Provenance: Exeter, Devon. Cathedral church of St Peter.
Location: Cathedral , Exeter
Shelfmark: 3503
Author/Title: Euclides etc.
Type of evidence: e: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution
Notes on evidence:

'Hunc librum legauit et dedit Ecclesie Cathedrali Exon' Magister Johannes Pyttys eiusdem Ecclesie Canonicus et Prebendarius remansurum in libraria eiusdem Ecclesie Cathenatum quamdiu durauerit'.

Contents of the book:

Euclid; arithematical books; Boethius, De musica.

Date: s. xiii
Medieval Catalogue Notes: Cat. p. 367
Ownership:

The donor, John Pytts, was a canon of the Cathedral, whose will is dated 1 September 1464 and who died in 1467.

Notes:

2o fo.: recte linee.

Modern binding and endleaves; on one of them is stuck a piece of parchment: '[Liber] Johannis Pyttys titulo empcionis prec' duarum marcarum 1465'.

CMA, 2062.