¶ Bible (c. 1280) [MS]

October 11, 2017

1280

Bible.

Illuminated manuscript. Spain, c. 1280. 395 leaves.

Provenance: Fray Bartolome de la Puente. — John M. Crawford. — Ricardo Heredia, Comte de Benahavis. — Heredia sale, Hôtel Drouot, 22 May 1891, lot 9 (bought by Quaritch). — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 87 (sold to Pickering for £36). — Judge Granger. — Granger sale, Sotheby, 17 December 1919, lot 714 (sold to Maggs). — Maggs catalogue 1920, no. 7 (£165) [Internet Archive]. — William C. Van Antwerp. — Van Antwerp sale, American Art, 1 May 1922, lot 18 (sold to Gabriel Wells). — C. A. and V. Baldwin. — Sotheby, 11 July 1960, lot 139. — Carr and Hazel Liggett. — Ohio University Library (Archives & Special Collections BS75 1200x) [donated by the Liggetts as Ohio University Library’s millionth volume].

References: de Ricci, 1:149, no. 1. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_508). [Schoenberg has unfortunately conflated this manuscript with another manuscript Bible owned by Morris (lot 88 in the Sotheby 1898 catalogue).]


Sotheby 1898:

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