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Biblia historiale.

Title
Biblia historiale.
Publication
Paris, France, approximately 1325.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. MS. 22Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 22.
Description
134 leaves, bound : parchment, ink, manuscript, illuminations; 312 x 225 mm
Alternative Title
Picture Bible and Illustrated Lives of Saints.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Hagiographies.
  • Manuscripts – France – 14th century.
  • Vellum (parchment)
  • Morocco bindings (Binding) – England – 19th century.
  • Early works.
Note
  • Adaptation of King Sancho's Bible (Amiens, Bibl. Municipale, Ms. lat. 108), with style and dress adapted to contemporary fashions.
  • Ms. originally contained at least 170 leaves, with 930 illustrations.
  • Layout: 13-56 lines per page in one column; most pages have a narrow column of text flanked by a column of miniatures, but there is a variety of formats. Prickmarks, quire signatures and catchwords visible.
  • Decoration: 843 miniatures. 1-line red and blue initials. 2-line and 3-line red and blue initials with opposing-color penwork. Red, blue and gold frames around miniatures. Large blue opening initial on gold field.
  • Script: Gothic.
  • Incipit: In dei nomine patris et filii et spiritus sancti et cetera. Au nom du pere et du fil et du saint espirit qui est commencement de toutes choses visibles et invisibles qui est senz commencement et senz fin.
Access (note)
  • Restricted use.
Indexed In (note)
  • The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005),
  • Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss.,
Cite As (note)
  • NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 22
Language (note)
  • In Latin and French.
Provenance (note)
  • May have belonged to Jeanne II, Queen of Navarre. Library of John Perceval, fourth Earl of Egmont.
Binding (note)
  • Red marocco binding by C. Lewis, with gilt border, rounded sides, and gilt edges, 19th century.
Source of Description (note)
  • Part of the description used is from Digital Scriptorium 1.0.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 22
OCLC
1334677773
Title
Biblia historiale.
Imprint
Paris, France, approximately 1325.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Access
Restricted use. Requires permission for access.
Indexed In:
The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005), n. 20.
Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., p. 1340, no. 22.
Cite As:
NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 22
Language
In Latin and French.
Provenance
May have belonged to Jeanne II, Queen of Navarre. Library of John Perceval, fourth Earl of Egmont.
Binding
Red marocco binding by C. Lewis, with gilt border, rounded sides, and gilt edges, 19th century.
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Place of Publication
France Paris
Added Author
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 22.
Other Title
Picture Bible and Illustrated Lives of Saints.
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 22
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