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BIBLE, WITH PROLOGUES AND INTERPRETATIONS OF HEBREW NAMES, IN LATIN [FRANCE (PARIS), 13TH CENTURY, 3RD QUARTER]

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20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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56,250 GBP
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c.165x130mm, vellum, ii+507+i, collation impractical but apparently complete except for a quire at the very end, foliated in modern pencil, written below top line in two columns of 47 lines, c.140x95mm, AN ILLUMINATED INITIAL TO EACH PROLOGUE, AND A HISTORIATED INITIAL TO THE FIRST PROLOGUE, THE HEBREW NAMES, THE DIVISIONS OF THE PSALMS, AND EVERY BOOK OF THE BIBLE, except Lamentations, some worm-holes and other minor blemishes, the margins cropped with occasional loss of marginal text or decoration, but frequently preserved by the folding-up of the relevant part of the leaf, 18th-century binding of mottled brown sheepskin(?), patterned endpapers, red edges, spine with title-piece in gilt capitals ‘Biblia Latin Scripta’, the lower joint becoming weak
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