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Formerly owned by William Brooke, Lord Cobham; George Brooke; William Lambarde; James West. Ex libris Andrew Gifford; Bristol Baptist College. From the collection of Toshiyuki Takamiya, 2013-.
Ownership inscription of James West, 1732, on recto initial blank parchment leaf.
Detailed provenance history of manuscript in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries on verso of initial blank parchment leaf.
Layout: single columns of 19-23 lines.
Script: rounded English gothic bookhand.
Decoration: large initials in blue with red penwork.
Binding: early eighteenth-century full red morocco, gilt.
Foliation provided by cataloger.
Manuscript, on vellum, in a single hand, of Matthew's gospel and the Book of Acts from the "Early Version" of the Wycliffe Bible by Nicholas Hereford and his collaborators. The final page of the manuscript is added in a sixteenth-century secretary script.
Ff. [v] +  + [v] : parchment ; 110 x 70 mm
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