Bible

Record ID: 
77092
Accession number: 
MS M.112
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
14th century.
Binding: 
Italian 19th-century three-quarter brown morocco, gilt-tooled back, tan label lettered: Biblia.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
494 leaves (2 columns, 49 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
John Ruskin (ex-libris on inner cover and autograph inscription on recto of first flyleaf); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. Bible; written in Italy in the 14th century.
Decoration: penwork initials and flourishes.

Script: 
small Gothic minuscule
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: