TEXT FROM THE FIRST EPISTLE OF JAMES.

(France [probably Paris], ca. 1260). 158 x 102 mm. (6 1/4 x 4"). Double column, 43 lines of text in a fine gothic pearl script.

Rubrics in red, capitals struck with red, headings and chapter number in red and blue, one two-line initial in blue with trailing penwork in red, one three-line initial in colors and gold with a four-line ascender, and A 21-LINE "I" WITH A FULL-LENGTH FIGURE OF SAINT JAMES HOLDING A SCROLL, A BIRD-MAMMAL HYBRID AT HIS FEET, with extensions ascending six lines at the head and descending into the tail margin nearly to the edge of the leaf. Faint stain affecting half a dozen words, a bit of soiling to one corner, the vellum with overall slight darkening, otherwise an excellent leaf with a striking initial, the paint vivid and intact, and the margins ample.
(ST12778-0528)

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PJP Catalog: 70.343

TEXT FROM THE FIRST EPISTLE OF JAMES. FROM A. PORTABLE BIBLE IN LATIN AN ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAF WITH AN HISTORIATED INITIAL.
TEXT FROM THE FIRST EPISTLE OF JAMES.
TEXT FROM THE FIRST EPISTLE OF JAMES.

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