Lot 27
  • 27

Gospels of Sts Luke and John, in Greek [Eastern Mediterranean, late 13th or early 14th century]

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
Sold
23,750 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • ink on vellum
159x116mm, vellum, 95 leaves, collation: mostly of 8 except iii6 and vi6+1, lacking leaves at ends (text opens at Luke 17:6) and at several places in the text (probably 1 leaf after f.23 with Luke 24:52 to John 1:17, and another leaf after f.71), 24 lines, initials in red, rather worn, some damp-staining, other signs of much use, but generally sound with wide margins with prickings intact, modern wooden boards, leather spine

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PROVENANCE

Sold in our rooms, 6 December 1983, lot 44, to the present owner.

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