Bible

Record ID: 
76953
Accession number: 
MS G.18
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
England, perhaps Gloucester, ca. 1240.
Binding: 
15th-century blind-stamped calf over boards, rebacked.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
398 leaves (2 columns, 50 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 283 x 200 mm
Provenance: 
Richard de Sholdone; St. Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury; Cardinal Adrian de Castello (d. ca. 1521); W. Gossip, 1744; Joyce, Lady Allerton; her sale, London, Sotheby's, July 27, 1948, lot 358; H. Harvey Frost; purchased in May 1952 from Maggs Brothers Ltd., London for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. Bible, with calendar for Gloucester; written and illuminated in England, perhaps Gloucester, ca. 1240.
Decoration: 18 historiated initials, numerous decorated initials.
Includes interpretations of Hebrew names and table of various readings for various feasts.

Script: 
gothica textualis
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: