拍品 11
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BIBLE, WITH PROLOGUES AND INTERPRETATIONS OF HEBREW NAMES, IN LATIN [FRANCE (PARIS), MID-13TH CENTURY]

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80,000 - 120,000 GBP
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81,250 GBP
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c.240x155mm, vellum, ii+438+iii leaves, lacking a few leaves at the beginning and elsewhere, catchwords, collation: i12-4 (lacking i-iv), ii-vi12, vii10, viii-xiii12, xiv12-1 (lacking viii), xv12-1 (lacking i), xvi-xiii12, xix12-1 (lacking x), xx12, xxi12-1 (lacking iv), xxii-xxv12, xxvi12-1 (lacking vi), xxvii-xxviii12, xxix12-1 (lacking iv), xxx-xxxiv12, xxxv12-4 (lacking ix-xii), xxxvi16, xxxvii18-1 (lacking i), xxxviii2, ruled in plummet and written below top line, 2 columns of 49 lines, c.145x90mm, 67 HISTORIATED INITIALS at the beginnings of biblical books, 57 ILLUMINATED INITIALS for the prologues and 18 more for the Interpretations of Hebrew names, with very wide margins, some general wear and tear notably at beginning and end but the illumination generally in excellent condition, bound in mottled brown leather over pasteboards, the spine densely gilt with title in gilt capitals ‘Biblia Sacra’, front cover with 19th-century paper label inscribed ‘Manuscrit du XIV siècle’, very worn and the joints weakening
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