Manuscript on paper, leaves 154 x 102mm, ff. , then approximately 240 blanks, 5 further written leaves interspersed among them. Early red morocco elaborately gilt, boards bordered with a roll of fish-like figures within sprays, enclosing a frame with putti corner-pieces, within this an oval frame containing a medallion of Christ on the cross and the letters IHS on the front board, and a figure of the Madonna and Child on rear board, above and below the oval frame a flat-bottomed teardrop outlined in gilt containing the name ‘Pompeius de Blanchis’, spine gilt in compartments, edges gilt and gauffered. Foxed and spotted, the ink showing varying levels of bleed-through, a few spots of ink burn causing small holes in the paper. Some rubbing to gilt, joints repaired and darkened.