Barcelona, Spain, Biblioteca de Catalunya, M. 454
(Cancionero musical de Barcelona)
Provenance: 1) Catalonia, Aragón. About 15 Dutch scribes with additions by Spanish scribes. Dates in the manuscript: 1525, 1530, 1532 and 1535. 2) Previously owned by Carreras y Dagas from Gerona. 3) Was bought in 1892 for the Biblioteca de Catalunya.
1500-1534 (date of manuscript),
black leather over wood
Decoration: metal ornaments, fine embossed design
Endpapers: front and back: 3 endpapers with pastedown
Original binding of wooden boards with black leather covers and metal ornaments. Originally two clasps, both now worn off. Envelope with fragments of the manuscript collected during restoration found inside front cover.
Colour facsimile online: http://mdc.cbuc.cat/cdm/ref/collection/partiturBC/id/9385/lang/en_US