[Bible] C13th the Book of 1 John 1-3 in a small and heavily abbreviated script on parchment. Southern France, c.1325. [Otto Ege]
Leaf size 190mm x 133mm. Red initials and some words rubricated with red and blue ink decorated flourishes in the margins. Old mount marks. The leaf framed in a card mount with printed label Leaf from a Paris Manuscript Bible Circa 1310 AD. Latin Vulgate version written in Gothic script seven lines to the inch on fine vellum [&c] . A pencil note that this is #49. Mount size 420mm x 290mm. This is from a Bible catalogued by Scott Gwara, Otto Ege s Manuscripts, 2013, no. 61. Other leaves are recorded in a wide range of American institutions, including the University of Texas, Berea College, Corning Community College, Southern Methodist University, Colgate University, Oberlin College and Providence College.