¶ Riga — Aurora biblia metrificata (13th century) [MS]

October 11, 2017

13th cent.

Riga, Peter [Petrus]. Aurora biblia metrificata.

Illuminated manuscript. France or Spain, late 13th century. 226 leaves.

Provenance: William Bragge. — Bragge sale, Sotheby, 7 June 1876, lot 38 (sold for £98). — François-Jean Olivier. — Olivier sale, 30 March 1886, lot 672. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 862 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £22). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame University (MS. 08).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 5, no. 81 (£23 10s.). — Faye and Bond, pp. 186–87, no. 8. — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_8124).


Sotheby 1898:

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