Lot 2
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Collection of leaves from medieval manuscripts, in Latin, on vellum

3,000 - 5,000 GBP
4,375 GBP
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  • Vellum
nine leaves (including a bifolium), (a) vast bifolium from a copy of Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job, book 8, each leaf 460mm. by 325mm., Italy, eleventh century; (b) leaf from a liturgical manual with a full page of Beneventan neumes including offices for SS. Augustine and John the Baptist, 239mm. by 180mm., France, eleventh century; (c) two fragments from a breviary with diastematic neumes arranged around two red staves, together 350mm. by 202mm., perhaps France, twelfth century; with 4 other fragments (all Italian, twelfth to fifteenth century), all recovered from bindings and hence somewhat defective