M4786 Leaf from a Psalter with Canticles, Manuscript in Gold Leaf and Ink on Vellum, S. England, c. 1260. This is a genuine leaf from a Psalter. It was written by hand in the 13th century. A single leaf from a Psalter, in Latin, on vellum. Single column of 22 lines in a black gothic hand. Versal initials alternate in blue and gold leaf with contrasting intricate penwork. Line-endings in brilliant gold leaf with lapis. The text is taken from Habakkuk 3:4-16 and the Canticle of Habakkuk. English leaves of this type are rare. Size: 10 ¾ x 7 ¼ in. Mat size: 14 x 11 inches.