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BIBLE. - A large leaf of a 13th. century French bible.

BIBLE. -  A large leaf of a 13th. century French bible.
A large leaf of a 13th. century French bible. - BIBLE.
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Title : A large leaf of a 13th. century French bible..
Map maker : BIBLE..
Date : France or Paris, ca. 1225.
Size : 11.1 x 7.5 inches. / 28.3 x 19.1 cm.
Colouring : Original colours.

Description :A large leaf of a 13th. century French bible, on vellum, written in a neat gothic hand in black ink.
RECTO: 52 lines of text, a sermon of St.Paul to the Corinthians.

A large 5-line illuminated initial "G" in the shape of a stylised bird, in colours on a highly burnished gold panel.
Two 2-line initials in red and blue with penwork extensions into the margins in the contrasting colour.
Two "correction"panels in the outer margins.
VERSO: Text as on recto, two large capitals in blue and red with penwork extensions into the margins
"Correction"panels in the margins.
A 7-lines panel of comment in the right hand top of the page.


Condition : The leaf is in very good condition, good flat vellum,
wide original margins.
The writing is excellent clear and clean.


ID: 92938

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