Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 16 manuscript leaves; [1-8] (at beginning of volume), [9-16] (at end of volume), modern foliation in pencil,
lower right recto.
Layout: Written in 17-20 long lines or lines of verse, with the first line of text above the line; frame-ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a humanistic script, with the last poem written in a humanistic cursive or italic script (f. 16v).
Decoration: Full-page illumination of a nun on the cross above a 4-line verse titled Ad scholasticam (f. 1r) and an illumination
of a skull surrounded by bones and flowers (f. 3r), both surrounded by text passages on scrolls; rubrication in red; paragraph
marks in red or blue and 1- or 2-line initials in red or blue.
Binding: 17th- or 18th-century morocco, gilt spine.
Origin: Written in Italy (Zacour-Hirsch) after 1524, the date of the printed edition; probably between 1530 and 1550 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Printed edition is cataloged separately under the title Speculum perfectionis vene[rabilis] Fr[ater] Henrici Hierp ...