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Manuscript Bible Leaves



Bible Leaf. Vulgate Bible.
France. Circa 1150.
10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches. Vellum, written in well executed transitional 12th century Gothic book hand, double columns, 48 lines. Illuminated capitals. The wide margins contain signe-de-renvoi (graphic symbols marking a cross-reference) and retain the pin pricks used as a guide for ruling.
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Leaf, front, Vulgate Bible

Leaf, front. 1150. Manuscripts were copied from St. Jerome's Latin translation, the Vulgate Bible.

Leaf, Vulgate Bible

Leaf, back. 1150.

Bible Leaf. Zacharias.
Book of Zacariah.
Paris, France. 1310.
7 1/4 x 5 inches.
Vellum, written in brown ink, double columns, 32 lines to the page. Historiated initial (decorated with designs that have a narrative or symbolic purpose) contains a well executed Biblical character against a gold background. Margin decoration, ivy vine.
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Book of Zacariah, Manuscript

Leaf, front. Circa 1300. Book of Zacariah.

Book of Zacariah, Manuscript

Leaf, back. Circa 1300. Book of Zacariah.

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