Bible Leaf French c 1250 (5)

Catalog Number 2967
 
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Country of Origin:

France

City of Origin:

Paris

Age:

Circa 1250

Workshop:

Unknown

Langauge:

Latin

Script:

Miniscule Gothic

Use Of:

Not Applicable

Size of Written Space:

135 x 85 cm. approximately (5.31 x 3.35 in.)

Size of Leaf:

197 x 134 cm. approximately (7.73 x 5.28 in.)

Condition:

Overall Excellent

Description:

A Leaf from a medieval manuscript Bible: Paris, France, mid 13th century, In Latin, On Vellum, (197x134mm.). There are fifty-five lines of double column text in microscopic-miniscule Gothic script. Book headings, chapter numbers, versal initials alternating in blue and red pen work with large dragons with lovely contemporary annotations of the monks. Jeremiah: 3-4 "God invites the rebel Jews to return to him with a promise to receive them: he foretells the conversion of the Gentiles" (Doway-Rheims). Verso: There are fifty-five lines of double column text in microscopic-miniscule Gothic script, chapter numbers, versal initials alternating in blue and red pen work with large dragons and lovely contemporary annotations of the monks.. Bible leaves have become rare. Condition is fine [F]

Price:
$375.00
SKU:
2967
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