Lot 11
  • 11

The Four Gospels, in Greek 

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50,000 - 80,000 USD
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  • Four Gospels with Commentary, in Greek. [Constantinople, 11th century]
Vellum (ca. 11 5/8 x 8 1/2 in.; 295 x 215 mm), i+273+i leaves, highly incomplete, modern foliation, f.156 bound after f.62, and f.243 after f.262, the remaining half of a leaf after f.202 not foliated, 13-20 lines (ca. 155 x 95 mm), three-sided marginal commentary, including Victor of Antioch, for Mark, on three sides in the same hand, marginalia include kephalia, titloi, Ammonian section numbers, enlarged initials and later lection notes, Eusebius letter follows Matthew, kephalia and hypotheses precede Mark and Luke, vellum cockled and stained, edges darkened, lower margins of a few leaves cut out, some rodent damage to lower corner at end, bound in modern dark brown morocco, boxed (GA 2346; Gregory-Aland 2346).
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