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    [Illuminated Manuscript]. [Bible in Latin]. New Testament Leaf in Latin. From a thirteenth-century manuscript Bible on vellum. [Bologna, Italy: circa 1250].

    Elaborate decorated initial and scroll work at beginning of Colossians. Also smaller decorated initials at chapter beginnings and borders, etc. Initials rubricated in red and blue. Begins around Philippians 4:16 with the popular verse of 4:19 and goes through Colossians chapter 4:8 (approximately). Measures about 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches and is in fine condition. Double columned with twelve to thirteen lines of text per inch. A fine example of a rare leaf. Accompanying this leaf is a six page pamphlet on the history of the Latin Bible and a matte with a clear window that can be used for display or framed itself (with acid free tape for mounting).

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