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Source Pierpont Morgan Library - Corsair: the Online Catalog of the Pierpont Morgan Library - (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # MS M.833
Manuscript Details
Titles Bible
Manuscript Dates C 1391 (1381 to 1402)
Artists Samson Master
Master of the Morgan Bible
Scribes Andreas of Austria
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Prague, Czech Republic, Europe (Bohemia, Prague or Raudnitz)
Roudnice nad Labem, Czech Republic, Europe
Folios 424 Lines 44 Columns 2
Height 490 Width 367 Alt Size
Hist. Initials 87 Decor. Initials
Binding Original white pigskin over wooden boards, nail marks for former bosses in center of covers, originally 4 straps, inscribed on back in 18th-century hand: Biblia - 1391, in 1/2 pigskin slipcase by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Other Info

Textura and bastarda script; protective curtains over some of the initials
'Secondary Source' field in the legacy database was 'Faye & Bond p.362-363'

Provenance Information
(No Date) Grand Ducal Library, Gotha
(No Date) Sinelnikoff (as Sinelnikoff, M.)
(No Date) Pierpont Morgan Library
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Created by Emma Cawlfield on 2012-04-07 11:45am
Last Updated by Emma Cawlfield on 2018-01-30 13:03:25 -0500
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