Three Leaves from a Latin Religious Pocket Handbook

February 1, 2016 in Manuscript Studies


3 Leaves from a Latin Religious Handbook
in Small-Format

Folio 8 recto, detail of top lines of both columns of text, with parts of the 'Treatise on the Conception of the Blessed Mary' by Eadmer. Reproduced by permission.

[First published on 1 February 2016, with updates.]

Continuing our series of Manuscript Studies (now with a Contents List), Mildred Budny reports on a set of 3 non-continuous leaves from a dismembered pocket-sized Latin religious handbook, purchased online and now in a private collection.  Written in Gothic rotunda script with simple bichrome embellishments, the leaves came from a bound volume of unknown origin and provenance.

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