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Bible, New Testament, Middle English.
English, Middle (1100-1500)
England, [ca. 1410]
11, 242 leaves (modern foliation) : parchment ; 18 x 13 cm.
Manuscripts, English (Middle)
Wycliffe, John, -1384
Purvey, John, 1353?-1428?
Princeton University Library. Manuscript. Scheide 13.
Ellis, John Henry, 1840-1912
Bernard Quaritch (Firm)
Rare books genre
Velvet bindings (Binding)
Getty AAT genre
Initials (layout features)
Manuscript, New Testament, Middle English, later Wycliffite version. Preceded by a Calendar and Lessons and followed by a Concordance and Lectionary, probably for use in a church dedicated to St. Martin.
Decoration: Illuminated initials and full-page borders.
Origin: Written in Northern England (according to the Kalendar) in the early 15th century.
19th century. English red velvet with brass ornaments.
fols. 1r-11v: Calendar.
fols. 1r-175v: New Testament (Matthew [chapt. 2] to Revelation)
fols. 175v-242v: Concordance and Lectionary.
Provenance: Belonged (early 16th century) to Walter Mersche in Milkstreet; later to Daniel Rock (1709-1871) and to A.J.B. Beresford Hope (1830-1887); his sale (London, March 23, 1882, no. 392) to B. Quaritch; obtained through B. Quaritch, from the estate of John Henry Ellis.
Holy Bible / edited by Josiah Forshall and Frederic Madden. Oxford : University Press, 1850, no. 169.
De Ricci, p. 2122, no. 13
Scheide Library, Princeton University. M 13.
Also available in an electronic version.