Title from incipit (f. 1r); the work had numerous printed editions in the 15th century under the title Vocabularius ex quo.
Collation: Paper, 194; 1-13¹² 14¹²(-1) 15¹⁰ 16¹⁴ 17⁶(-3); [1-194], modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Catchwords
on last leaf of gatherings 1-13, lower right verso.
Layout: Written in 3 columns of 28-39 lines; 2 narrow columns on the left, which contain single letters or abbreviations
probably referring to gender and part of speech, and the main column containing dictionary entries and definitions; frame-ruled
in faint ink.
Script: Written in Gothic cursive script.
Decoration: 2 5-line initials in red with brown penwork (f. 1r); 2-line to 4-line initials in red, at the beginning of each
new letter section and occasionally for entries in the middle of letter sections, through H (f. 6v-89r); capitals touched
with red (f. 1r-89r).
Binding: 15th-century German limp parchment with a rigid leather backplate decorated with chainstitching, ornamental scoring
and punching, and leather buttons.
Origin: Written in Germany in the 15th century.