Lot 7
  • 7

[Bible Fragment]

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
8,750 USD
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Description

  • Bible fragment, in Latin. [England (Oxford?), 13th century, middle or second half]
Vellum (ca. 10 x 7 1/2 in.; 255 x 190 mm), i+41+i leaves, 2 columns, 40 lines (170 x 60-10-60 mm), collation: i–ii16, iii9, decorated with 8 large puzzle initials with very fine flourishing at the start of prologues and books, the first with two human profile heads in the lower margin, small flourished initials, with some water-staining and some rodent damage, modern marbled binding, red leather spine with gilt title
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