France, between 1250 and 1300.
French 14th-century dark brown leather, stamped with an Agnus Dei roll; in brown morocco case.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1913.
655 leaves (2 columns, 47 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 140 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), perhaps from Gruel, before 1913.
Ms. Bible; written and illuminated in north central France, possibly for use in the Cistercian church of St. Stephen at Châlons-sur-Marne, between 1250 and 1300.
Decoration: 81 historiated initials.