Lowe Elias Avery, Codices Latini Antiquiores. A palaeographical guide to latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part VII: Switzerland, Oxford 1956 (Osnabrück 1982), p. 12.
- Punctuation varies: the semicolon or :· or ,:· marks the main pause, the point surmounted by an oblique marks lesser pauses.
- Omissions are indicated by signes de renvoi (fol. 34).
- Run-overs carried to the line above are set off by a sinuous line.
- Abbreviations, apart from technical terms, include b;., q: = bus, que; ɔ (in a correction) = con; dix̅r̅ = dixerunt; ꜿ = eius; ep̅s, ep̅i, epīsm = episcopus, -i, -um; e̅ = est; f ki = fratres karissimi; n̅ = non; nꞇ̅i, no̅m (fol. 91) = nostri, -um; ꝴ = nus; ꝑ (ꝓ corrected to ꝑ on fol. 101) = per; qꝛ, qd̅ = quia, quod; qn̅m = quoniam; sꞇ̅ = sunt.
- Ink brown. Script is mainly an excellent Caroline minuscule: a is the rule, rare; noteworthy is the form of z with its stem barred horizontally and descending below the line; the Ɛ ligature is used for hard and soft ti.
Colophons in red uncial. Titles on foll. VI and 3 are in stately, somewhat ornate capitals in lines alternately black and red; the title on fol. 3 is preceded by a cross. Chapter-headings in red uncial occasionally interspersed with capitals.
- Ornamentation obviously unfinished: horseshoe arches are seen on foll. Vv and 2v, coloured blue, red, violet, green and yellow; the outline of the arch on fol. 2v is filled with interlacing and inside the arch is a stylus-sketch of a priest and over him a figure with outstretched arm; the arch on fol. Vv is adorned with coloured circles.
- Initials are mostly bold black capitals; some are neatly drawn and show the fish or bird motif and have a touch of red (foll. 94v, 220v).