Late 17th-century black morocco, rubbed and with gold lines and inner lines broken by floral corner pieces, in a green cloth slip case with green leather title label.
Gift of Julia Parker Wightman, 1993.
666 leaves (2 columns, 45 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 145 x 98 mm.
Tho[mas?] Hattherus, 1610 (inscription on second front vellum flyleaf); John Penkethman or Perkethman, 1632 (inscription on second front vellum flyleaf); John L. Brownlove (Brownlow, b.1692?, d. 27 February 1754, Brownlow motto: Esse quam videri), Baron Charleville and Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland, Belton House, Lincolnshire, Knight of the Order of Bath, 1725 (armorial bookplates on front pastedown and first paper flyleaf recto), purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from Harry A. Levinson, Beverly Hills, CA, in 1943; JPW 1754; given in April, 1993.
Ms. Bible written and illuminated in France, ca. 1240.
Decoration: 76 small historiated initials, 56 small decorated initials.