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LUL MS F.2.1: Bible, in Latin. Germany, mid 13th century.

Rylands bookplatePhysical description: On parchment. 380 leaves, 237 x 170 mm. Pricking visible in both margins. Imperfect.

Contents: 5 leaves missing. (Genesis, Kings, Lamentations, Baruch).

Decoration: Decorated initials in colours and gold; red and blue; and red. Style changes at f.174.

Binding: 19th century by Ramage, London.

Provenance 1450-1500: Ownership note (15th century) of the Praemonstratensian canonesses of Heinsberg, Rhineland.

Provenance 1845-1900: Bookplate of W. Harry Rylands (1847-1922).

Provenance 1900-1900: Thomas Glazebrook Rylands (1818-1900); bequest (1900): Rylands catalogue, pages 2-3.

 

Detail of MS F.2.1: Bible, in Latin
 

Published descriptions

  • 1900: John Sampson, A catalogue of the books ... bequeathed by the late Thomas Glazebrook Rylands ... to the Library of University College Liverpool (Liverpool: University Press, 1900).
  • 1983: N. R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983).

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