St Gall, Switzerland, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 461
(Sicher Liederbuch)

Provenance: 1. Previously assumed to be of Netherlandish or Italian origin, now considered to be in the hand of Fridolin Sicher (1490-1546), organist of Benedictine monastery at Saint Gall (Fallows 1996 and Scarpatetti 2008). Completed in in 1545 as witnessed by Sicher's inscription on p. 1: 'Liber Fridolini Sicherij canonici capituli Zellensis nee non capellani S. JacobĂ­ et organiste in Sancto Gallo 1545'. 2. Presumably came into the possession of the Stiftsbibliothek after Sicher's death in 1546.

Bindings:

16th century, St Gall, Switzerland
brown leather over pasteboard, with clasps
Decoration: blind tooled and stamped with ornamental designs
no edges
Endpapers: none
Only traces of clasps remain

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