Title and attribution from explicit (f. 27r): Explicit Doctrinale magistri Alexandri de Villa Dei...
Foliation: Parchment, ii (18th-century paper) + 27 + ii (18th-century paper); [1-27]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right
Layout: Written in 38 long lines in dark brown ink; ruled in ink; prickings visible.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script by a single hand, with marginal commentary in several additional hands that completely
fills most pages between the lines of text and to the margins.
Decoration: Decorated initials in red and green on most folios, some of the decoration has faded.
Binding: 18th-century leather.
Origin: Written in France, late 13th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Some folios are stained from previous mold damage; much of the commentary has faded or is worn off, however the primary text
is legible throughout.