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BIBLE. - Leaf from a 13th. century pocketbible, on vellum.

BIBLE. - Leaf from a 13th. century pocketbible, on vellum.
Leaf from a 13th. century pocketbible, on vellum. - BIBLE.
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Title : Leaf from a 13th. century pocketbible, on vellum..
Map maker : BIBLE..
Date : France/Paris, ca. 1225.
Size : 7.1 x 4.9 inches. / 18.0 x 12.5 cm.
Colouring : Original colours

Description :Leaf from a 13th. century pocket bible, on vellum, in two cloumns, 50 lines of text from the book "LE"viticus.
Written in dark brown ink in a minute early gothic bookhand.
RECTO: heading of LE in alternative red and blue ink, a capital "D"ixit in red with extensive penwork in red and blue, down the middle margin.
Another capital "L"amita in blue with delicate penwork down the middle and bottom.
VERSO: Text as on recto, heading le"VI"ticus, in the righthand margin XX in alternative red and blue, and penwork.
Rather large leaf for a pocket bible,
Very nice considering its age.

Condition : This leaf is in very good condition, even after nearly 800 years.
Nice thin, but strong vellum. Original wide margins.

ID: 92942

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