Text from Paralipomenon.
Northern France or Flanders: ca. 1300. 16 x 10.5. Double column, 50 lines of text from Paralipomenon, and three fine illuminated initials. Light marginal soiling right at top edge, tiny notch torn from fore-edge, otherwise fine, bright and fresh with especially appealing decoration. Double column, 50 lines written in a bold regular gothic hand. Three fine illuminated initials of three lines each, an M in blue with gold and infilled with a charming stem and bud motif on burnished gold, an F in the same color scheme but with a tesselated interior, the squares of alternating burnished gold and blue or mauve, each with a fleur de lys in white, and an A with floral motif interior, the initials as part of full length bar borders in the same palette with lovely ivy vine and leaf terminations extending well into the upper and lower margins, headlines in red and blue.
(Item Id: 107063)