TEXT FROM END OF ISAIAH AND BEGINNING OF JEREMIAH.

(France, mid-13th century). 153 x 103 mm. (6 x 4"). Double column, 50 lines in a very fine gothic pearl script.

Rubrics in red, running titles and chapter numbers in red and blue, the latter with contrasting penwork decoration, one three-line initial in blue, A SIX-LINE HISTORIATED INITIAL SHOWING GOD SPEAKING TO JEREMIAH, AND A 13-LINE "I" CONTAINING A BEAST, the tail of the beast extended to connect to the inhabited initial below. A little light staining near the inner edge, penwork decoration just slightly grazed in the lower margin, otherwise A FINE LEAF with a particularly pleasing pair of initials.
(ST12778-0695)

Keywords: Bibles