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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.
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 manila 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