M3477 Leaf from a Bible, Manuscript on Vellum,Paris, ca. 1250. This is a genuine leaf from a Bible. It was written by hand in the 13th century. A single leaf from a Bible, in Latin, on vellum. St. Jerome translation written in a beautiful minute gothic hand in brown ink with versal initials touched in red. Chapter initials in red or blue with contrasting penwork. The text is taken from Judges9:27-11:15. A beautiful leaf from one of the first hand-held Bibles ever made. Size: 7 x 4 7/8 inches. Mat size: 8 x 10 inches.