Italian 19th-century three-quarter brown morocco, gilt-tooled back, tan label lettered: Biblia.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
494 leaves (2 columns, 49 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 110 mm
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).
Ms. Bible; written in Italy in the 14th century.
Decoration: penwork initials and flourishes.
small Gothic minuscule