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Source 2016 - Sokol Books Ltd. - Catalogue LXIX (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 8
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sokol Books Ltd.
Price 150000.00 GBP
Manuscript Details
Titles Bible
Manuscript Dates 13th century (2nd quarter) (1226 to 1251)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Paris, France, Europe (France, Paris)
Amiens, France, Europe (France, Amiens)
Folios 656 Lines 41 Columns 2
Height 146 Width 95 Alt Size
Hist. Initials Decor. Initials 144
Binding 15th century, probably Flemish, light brown calf over beveled wooden boards, blind-tooled.
Other Info

Provenance Information
(No Date) Collégiale Saint-Vincent de Soignies (as St Vincent at Soignies)
Noted in catalog based on the emphasis on St. Vincent in the manuscript and the Flemish origin of the binding.
(No Date) Bessel, Johann Friedrich (as Johann Friedrich Bessel)
1682-02-13 (End) Horch, Christopher, Senior (as Dn. Christophero Horch Sen.)
Note on upper pastedown.
1909 (Associated) Stadtbibliothek Königsberg (as Stadtbibliothek Koenigsberg)
Two 19th-century stamps in lower margin of fol. 1r. Noted in 1909 catalog of the Koenigsberg Library. Possibly given to the library by Heinrich Bartsch Jr. as part of the collection of Bibles he donated to the library upon its opening in 1718.
2016 (Associated) Sokol Books Ltd. (as Sokol Books Ltd.)
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