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  • M6406 (verso) An illuminated leaf from the ‘St Albans Bible’, France (Paris), c. 1330-50.

46 lines , containing the text of Deuteronomy 6:24-9:7, with 3 two-line illuminated initials, each with a border extending the full height of the page and expanding into the upper and lower margins with ivy-leaf sprays.  It has been proposed that it is one of two Bibles recorded as obtained for St Albans by Michael of Mentmore, Abbot of St Albans 1335-49. (see C. de Hamel in Fine Books and Book Collecting, 1981.  Size: 295 x 198 mm.
  • M6406 (recto) An illuminated leaf from the ‘St Albans Bible’, France (Paris), c. 1330-50.

46 lines , containing the text of Deuteronomy 6:24-9:7, with 3 two-line illuminated initials, each with a border extending the full height of the page and expanding into the upper and lower margins with ivy-leaf sprays.  It has been proposed that it is one of two Bibles recorded as obtained for St Albans by Michael of Mentmore, Abbot of St Albans 1335-49. (see C. de Hamel in Fine Books and Book Collecting, 1981.  Size: 295 x 198 mm.

M6406 Illuminated Leaf from the St Albans Bible, France, Paris, c. 1330-50

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M6406 An illuminated leaf from the ‘St Albans Bible’, France (Paris), c. 1330-50.

46 lines , containing the text of Deuteronomy 6:24-9:7, with 3 two-line illuminated initials, each with a border extending the full height of the page and expanding into the upper and lower margins with ivy-leaf sprays.  It has been proposed that it is one of two Bibles recorded as obtained for St Albans by Michael of Mentmore, Abbot of St Albans 1335-49. (see C. de Hamel in Fine Books and Book Collecting, 1981.  Size: 295 x 198 mm.  

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