¶ Bible (c. 1280) [MS]

October 2, 2017

1280

Bible.

Illuminated manuscript. France, c. 1280. 668 leaves.

Provenance: Morris (purchased March 1895). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 33 (sold to Bruce for £73). — Alexander Bain. — Bain sale, Sotheby, 1 July 1901, lot 1082. — Leighton. — Frank McClean (purchased from Leighton). —Fitzwilliam Museum [bequest of Frank McClean, 1904].

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 2, no. 24 (£75). — James, pp. 22–24. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_7273).


Sotheby 1898:

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