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Acts of the Apostles and Revelation

Acts of the Apostles and Revelation

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Date: [between 1500 and 1550]
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Description:
Mutilated watermarks consisting of column (?) flanked by fleur-de-lis.
Script: Written by a single person in a small neat minuscule script.
Initial on f. 1r painted in blue and outlined in red. Illuminated initial on f. 65r in gold, on blue square serving as background; partial border at bottom of page: pink flowers in gold rectangle outlined in black. Running titles throughout.
Binding: Probably ca. 1530. Bruges (?). Sewn on four single, tawed thongs laced twice in and out of pasteboards. The tawed cores of the beaded endbands are also laced twice. Half bands divide the end sections of the spine. The book-block is remarkably clean and the leaves flat. Covered in brown calf with panel stamps of Saint John the Baptist and Saint Michael in arches with a line of dancing figures and a piper in between. Heavily repaired.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of the Acts of the Apostles and Revelation.
Physical Description:
ff. 96 : paper ; 143 x 95 (103 x 69) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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Object ID: 10269791
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