Bible

Record ID: 
77048
Accession number: 
MS M.109-111
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
France, ca. 1260.
Binding: 
M.109 Rebound in boards with white pigskin back by Douglas Cockerell for William Morris.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913).
Description: 
M.109 224 leaves (1 column, 42 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 500 x 360 mm
Provenance: 
William Morris (purchased from Leighton, Dec. 1895); Richard Bennett (purchased from Morris's estate, 1897); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913; gift of J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1924.
Notes: 

Ms. three volume Bible; written and illuminated in France, ca. 1260.
Four leaves of this Bible are held in the Pierpont Morgan Library as Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.851.1-4.
M.109 Decoration: 9 historiated initials.
M.110 Decoration: 26 historiated initials.
M.111 Decoration: 28 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: