Lot 12
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Gospel of Luke and John, in Greek

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30,000 - 50,000 USD
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175,000 USD
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Description

  • Gospel of Luke and John, in Greek. [Constantinople, probably 2nd half of 13th century]
  • vellum
Vellum (ca. 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.; 120 x 95 mm), 151 leaves, lacking Matthew, Mark, the beginning of Luke and some more pages, FULL-PAGE MINIATURE OF ST JOHN (f.72v), 2 columns, 19 lines (c. 90x70 mm), vellum cockled and stained, miniature rubbed, script occasionally rubbed, heavily damaged 18th-century cardboard covers, upper cover still with vestiges of red cloth, back cover inside with the part of a print of the Greek Orthodox liturgy, spine lost, boxed (GA 2813; Gregory-Aland 2813).

Typescript of Kurt Aland, dated 22 September 1988 enclosed.

Provenance

A.S.W. Rosenbach (1876–1952) of Philadelphia; acquired from his estate by — John Fleming, and acquired from Fleming by Dr. Ryrie

Literature

Formatting the Word of God 1.4 
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