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Lot nr:663
Book nr:29734
Title:Single leaf from a decorated manuscript Bible, with a historiated initial showing St. John holding a book
Year:ca. 1300
Description:Manuscript in Latin on parchment, 50 lines in 2 columns, in a tiny Gothic script. Leaf: 182 x 125 mm, text block: 123 x 82 mm. Single leaf, with an initial 'I' (15 lines and a long tail) enclosing St. John in red and blue robes holding a book, (gold background), tail in blue and pink, capitals touched in red. Red and blue penwork. The initial 'I' opens the Gospel of John (In principium erat verbum). Mounted
Price:€700 - €800
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