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TEXT FROM PSALM 119 - A VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAF FROM A PSALTER - 9999. 
ca. 1250, Northern France - 188 x 145 mm. (7 1/4 x 5 3/4"). Single column, 16 lines in a gothic book hand. Attractively matted. One-line initials in blue or red, VERY DECORATIVE AND IMAGINATIVE PENWORK LINE FILLERS in red and blue (one of these in the shape of a detailed scaly fish), one two-line and one three-line initial in red or blue with trailing penwork in the contrasting color. Lightly soiled, a little rumpled, otherwise IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, with pleasing script, attractive decoration, and ample margins.
[Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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