Bible

Record ID: 
76959
Accession number: 
MS G.42
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265.
Binding: 
Late 19th- or early 20th-century blind- and gold-tooled black morocco by Zaehnsdorf with arms on top cover (argent, on a bend azure (?) three buckles or) and bottom cover (azure (?) six stars argent).
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
396 leaves (2 columns, 56 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 396 x 245 mm
Provenance: 
John Addam; Edward Banyster; Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., London; Archibald Stirling of Keir (1867-1931); purchased in Jan. 1957 from Lathrop C. Harper, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. Bible; written and illuminated in England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265.
Includes interpretations of Hebrew names.
Decoration: 85 historiated initials, 2 marginal figures.

Script: 
gothica textualis.
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: