viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

Illuminated Leaf from Medieval Bible - BIBLE ILLUMINATED LEAF - 9999. [1277417]
1240 - (ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated leaf from a Medieval Bible. England, circa 1240. Single vellum leaf, measuring 8-1/4 by 10 inches, scribed in black ink, illuminated in red and blue inks. Floated with red satin matt and window framed, entire piece measures 15-1/2 by 14 inches. $2500.Large illuminated leaf from a 13th-century English Bible, scribed in Latin and taken from Leviticus 2-11, with eight one-line initials, eight one-line numerals, a heading, and elaborate scrollwork, all in red and blue.This leaf from an English bible, circa 1240, with text from Leviticus 2-11 detailing the procedures for various offerings and reinforcing prohibited actions such as the handling of unclean things. It is scribed in two columns of Latin, each containing 58 lines of text in black ink with red accents. There are eight red and blue one-line initials and eight red and blue one-line Roman numerals as well as a heading executed similarly. There is also some unusual decorative work in the same colors. The verso is similar. Very nearly fine condition.
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2016-11-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/item_pg_i/1277417-9999-bible-illuminated-leaf-illuminated-leaf-from-medieval-bible-bible-illuminated.htm

Browse more rare books from the year 9999


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2016 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.