Bible, glossed

Information About This Item

Title

Bible, glossed

Date

1250 - 1275

Description

Contents: Contains part of Act; main text has gloss; none on the prologues.
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri.
Script: Gothic
Condition: Parchment is very thin
Notes: Very clear Latin
Decoration: Historiated initials, 1 recto with zoomorphic interlace and gilt, 1 verso historiation of Ascension and gilt, 2 flourishings

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 055

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta055_45

Format

Parchment - 334 x 212 mm - Two columns with 47 lines, bounding lines, 5 mm between columns, with outer on recto 4 mm on right, on verso 4mm on left, and double bounging lines 2.5 mm from center for initial, lead ruling on recto and verso (ruled seperately)

Language

Latin

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

England, Canterbury