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Leaves from manuscripts of St.Gregory the Great, in Latin, mostly on vellum

800 - 1,200 GBP
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4 fragments from 3 manuscripts, (a) Dialogi, 2 leaves, 240mm. by 175mm., 29 lines, names of the interlocutors Gregory and Peter in red, France, c.1160-80; (b) Moralia in Job, a leaf, 308mm. by 208mm., double column, 36 lines, commentary on Job 33:17-19, fine script, lemmata in red, France, c.1170-90; and (c) a paper scrap with a quotation from Gregory's De Regimine Animarum, c.1500; the first 2 recovered from bindings; from the Rooryck Collection