Bible

Accession number: 
MS M.969
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century.
Binding: 
18th-century green morocco.
Credit: 
Purchased on the Fellows Fund, 1976.
Description: 
453 leaves (2 columns, 40 and 47 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 324 x 225 mm
Provenance: 
Library of the de Lamoignon family (bookplate and shelfmarks of the Bibliotheca Lamoniana; Archdiocese of New York.
Notes: 

Ms. Bible with prologues; written and illuminated in northeastern France in the fourth quarter of the 13th century.
Decoration: 73 historiated initials, with numerous figures and scenes on the marginal extensions.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: