Girdle Book


The Yale "Girdle-Book," MS 84
Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, England [?], s. xv.

This volume of Boethius’ Consolations of Philosophy, likely copied in England in the fifteenth century, was re-bound soon after as a “girdle-book,” to be read while hanging from a belt at the waist. (See the full catalog description.)





The Yale "Girdle-Book," MS 84

Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, England [?], s. xv.
  1. 71v-72r
    1002614
  1. [Front binding]
    1002615
  1. [Front binding, closed]
    1087607
  1. [Back binding]
    1087608
  1. 1r
    1087609
  1. 23v-24r
    1087610
  1. f. 82r
    1223271