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Bible with 591 folios (ff) and 4 leaves: ff. 1 - 575: Bible, Old and New Testaments, with the common set of prologues (as in Ker, I: 96-97) Desiderii mei desiderata…/…gratia domini nostri Iesu Christi cum omnibus. Pentateuch (Stegmüller 285); Joshua (Steg. 311); Judges; Ruth; Kings I-IV...

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Eighteenth-century (?) signature (smudged and illegible) on f. "320." Dealer's description pasted inside front cover. MFA bookplate inside front cover, with gift inscription from Dr. Denman W. Ross.


By 1900, Dr. Denman W. Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA; 1900, gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross. (Accession date: February 2, 1900)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French (Paris), Medieval (Gothic), late 13th century

Place of Manufacture

Paris, France


Overall (page dimensions): 16.9 x 12.3 cm (6 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, pencil (modern), and gold on parchment; bindings of leather over boards with gilding




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