1225.Ps10400001 (2)

Biblia Sacra – 1225 – PSALMS 104-107


”God’s Manifold Works”




PSALMS 104:4-107:20. [Latin 103:4-106:20].”How Manifold Are Thy Works!”. Rare, V.LARGE mss. 11.2″ x 7.5″ handwritten and illuminated in Paris, France, c.1225-1230, on fine, translucent, velvety vellum. FINE+ condition. Full margins. Small Textualis “pearl script.” Browned edges, wrinkled bottom margin, w. 4 pin-cuts, crease to upper margin, tiny unrepaired cut to upper edge, handling to outer and lower margins. Rubricated, with countless colored initials in RED and BLUE. With 3 scrolling initials. Text includes a rehearsal of God’s promises to Israel, w. beloved verses 104:24-31. A wonderful example of an unusually large Bible leaf, from the early 13th century, prior to the Paris Bible. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper. Manuscript and COA set in a Larger museum-quality Bifold Portfolio, approx. 13.5″ x 10.5″. Note that the majority of manuscripts are of smaller size, about 6″ x 4″, and are found under the Trifold Portfolio Category.

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Bible / Date

Biblia Sacra / 1200-1249




11.2" x 7.5"