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Fine Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Wednesday 06th December 2017: 10:30am GMT

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Bible, Latin. Large fragment of a leaf from a Latin Bible, manuscript on parchment, in Latin, single leaf, double column, 21 lines written in a Carolingian hand, traces of initial painted in red, capitals touched in red, scuffed, a few holes with partial loss of some words, one side barely legible with staining and heavy offset from another ms., 206 x 296mm., 11th century.

⁂ Large rectangular fragment of a leaf from a dismembered folio Bible, containing Exodus 20: 18-22 and 20: 11-18. The right-hand column includes part of the Ten Commandments.

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Bible, Latin. Large fragment of a leaf from a Latin Bible, manuscript on parchment, in Latin, single leaf, double column, 21 lines written in a Carolingian hand, traces of initial painted in red, capitals touched in red, scuffed, a few holes with partial loss of some words, one side barely legible with staining and heavy offset from another ms., 206 x 296mm., 11th century.

⁂ Large rectangular fragment of a leaf from a dismembered folio Bible, containing Exodus 20: 18-22 and 20: 11-18. The right-hand column includes part of the Ten Commandments.