The manuscript was formerly bound in a binding from Kålund's time with black spine and corners and marbled paper. It is now bound in a standard BD-binding measuring 351 mm x 235 mm x 19 mm.
Written in Iceland in the seventeenth century.
„Sᴀɢann Af Heidreke | Kongi og hans ættmonnum“
„Sigurlame Het Kongur Hann er | ried fyrir Gardariki, hans dottir var Eyfusa“
„Jvar kongor hinn Vydfadmi. hafdi att___"“
Suhm, Hervararsaga ok Heidreks kongs Ed. C
Árni Magnússon compared this version with, and corrected it according to Membranâ Biblio-|thecæ Regiæ and a paper manuscript qvod fuit olim Brynol-|fi Svenonii Episcopi Scalholtensis.
Foliated 1-13 in top outer corner by Kålund.
Catchwords on fols 1r-7r and 11v-13r.
This part of the manuscript is written in one column with 33 lines per page (fols 7v:34-11r) and 46 to 48 lines per page (fols 1v-7v and 12r-13v). Running titles on fols 2r-7v and 11bis-13v. Fol. 11bis is written in two columns.
A slip containing the beginning of the Heiðreksgátur was pasted on the bottom of fol. 7v. The original blank fol. 11v was pasted over with a leaf, now 11bis-11v, containing the Heiðreksgátur (on fol. 11bis) and the continuation of Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks konungs. Both the slip and the leaf were removed during restauration in 1976 and are now kept with the manuscript.
„Søguþttur af Heÿdreke konge og | hans ættmaunnum“
„ SJgurlme híet kongur er ried fyrer Gardarÿ|ke hans dotter var Eyfura“
„Steÿn þann enn meyra, er stendur Stódum Danpr.“
Open space on fols 18v-19r to indicate a lacuna. Björn Jónson of Skarðsá's comment on the Heiðreksgátur is included.
Foliated 14-31 in top outer corners by Kålund. Traces of an older foliation on the bottom outer corners.
Catchwords on fols 14v, 21v and 29v.
Written in one column with 37 to 41 lines per page. Fols 24v:6-29v are written in two columns with the Heiðreksgátur on the left and Björn Jónson's comment on the right.
Written by Jón Gissurarson.
This part of the manuscript has once been kept with KB Add. 4 fol.