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Auction: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
was auctioned on: 3 December 2019
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Lectionary leaLectionary leaf, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [France, mid-twelfth century]

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Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000
ca. US$1,287 - US$2,574
Price realised:  n. a.
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Lectionary leaf, in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment [France, mid-twelfth century] single large leaf, with double column of 34 lines of an elegant early gothic bookhand, with a tall capital e with a long tongue, a strong st-ligature and without biting curves, bright red rubrics and initials (the larger of these in split bars with scrolling flourishes in same in margin), recovered from a binding and hence with spots, scuffs, small stains and folds, reverse scrubbed near blank, 385 by 277mm.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Western Manuscripts and Miniatures
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2019
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
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St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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