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Single leaf of a late 15th-century biblical commentary : in German

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Title:
Single leaf of a late 15th-century biblical commentary : in German
Former owner:
Branners Bibliofile Antikvariat
Date:
[1480–1489]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Places:
Germany
Extent:
1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 375 x 275 (240 x 153) mm.
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Notes (acquisition):
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1957 from Branner's Antikvariat, Stockholm; dealer's notes in pencil on both sides.
Notes (citation):
Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 221
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in Germany in the 1480s, from the same manuscript as BPL q. Med. 179.
Bibliographic record created by BPL staff based on description by Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis.
Notes (object):
Script: Written in a Gothic formata in black ink with red rubrics.
Layout: 1 column, 31 lines. Vertical bounding lines only, in black ink and full-length.
Decoration: In the outer margin of the recto, ink-and-wash portraits of the evangelist symbols for Mark (a lion), Luke (a bull) and John (an eagle), each approximately seven lines high.
Binding: Housed in an oversize folder.
Language:
German
Table of Contents:
[Recto]: ...ewüngeln in hebreischer sprach... /...
[verso]: aussen und inne und...
Identifier:
06_01_016270-06_01_016271
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 187
BPL MS 1613 (no longer used)
Barcode:
39999087663710