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ANONYMOUS - Leaf from a manuscript Bible.

ANONYMOUS -  Leaf from a manuscript Bible.
Leaf from a manuscript Bible. - ANONYMOUS
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Title : Leaf from a manuscript Bible..
Map maker : ANONYMOUS.
Date : Paris, ca. 1280.
Size : 11.8 x 8.1 inches. / 30.0 x 20.5 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :Typical leaf from a 13th.century French bible. Headings in red, capitals touched in red, running-titles and chapter numbers in alternately red and blue letters. There are curious corrections at the left side and right side of the page.
RECTO and VERSO: One 2-line chapter initials throughout in red or blue with pen work in both colours extending the full height of the margin.
The script, the layout and the vellum are all of excellent type.
In the 13th century these bibles, in pocket size (8-vo) and folio size were very popular, Paris was an important center.

Medieval manuscript leaf

Condition : Manuscript leaf on vellum, 41 lines, written in black ink in a very neat Gothic script, text in Latin, in double column. Justification: 193x130mm.

ID: 04662

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