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Publisher: BIBLE.
Title: Manuscript leaf from a mid-thirteenth century Parisian Bible, on vellum.
Published in: Paris, ca. 1250
Size: 9.1 x 6.3 inches.
23.0 x 16.0 cm.

In attractive strong original colours.
Condition: In excellent condition, wide original margins, fine vellum, slight cockling of vellum at margins. Size of leave 230x160mm.
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51 lines of text in two columns, finely written in a minute gothic book hand.
VERSO: two 3-line capitals "R" and "N", in burnished gold on red and blue grounds.
The illumination extending into the side- and bottom margins, starting the chapters 40 (XL) and 41 (XLI).
The page is headed with the letter "I" for I(J)OB in red .
RECTO: One 3-line capital "N" in burnished gold on red and blue grounds, illumination extending into the middle margin, starting chapter 39 (XXXIX).
The page is headed with "IOB" in red ink (the book of Job).

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BIBLE. - Manuscript leaf from a mid-thirteenth century Parisian Bible, on vellum.

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