1.4 Latin Bible

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Latin Bible - Ezekiel | MS 046

MS in Latin on vellum, North Italy, 5th c., liturgical marginalia in a very small quarter-uncial with many ligatures, also 5th c.

Santa Cecilia Bible Vol 1 | MS 020
MS in Latin on vellum, Roma, Italy, vol. 1 (texts 1-3): 2nd half of 9th c, Vol. 2 (texts 4-14): 2nd half of 11th c.
Geraardsbergen Bible: Romans | MS 006 (1)

MS in Latin on vellum, Geraardsbergen, Cambrai, Belgium, ca. 1200, 2 vols., 201 ff. (complete) + 121 ff with one extremely large (full-page height) historiated initial in gold and colours by the Geraardsbergen Bible master.

Vich Cathedral Bible | MS 262

MS in Latin and Spanish (texts 2-3) on vellum, Northeast? Spain, ca. 1250 (text 1) and ca. 1400 (texts 2-3) with approximately 77 large illuminated initials in raised burnished gold on blue and pale red grounds with white tracery.

Astor Bible | MS 115

MS in Latin on vellum, probably Paris, France, 2nd half of 13th c. with large decorated initials at the start of every book and prologue in divided red and blue with very extensive penwork in both colours.

MS in Latin on vellum, England, 3rd quarter of 13th c., decorated initials throughout with extensive penwork in blue and red, 67 illuminated initials with marginal extensions, 82 historiated initials including the full-margin Genesis initial, illuminated in gold, silver and colours including green.
Gaetani Bible | MS 661 (1)

MS in Latin on vellum, Pisa, Italy, ca. 1310, 500 ff. (complete), signed by the scribe Phylippus on f. 223. Italian loose cursive script.

Latin & Elizabethan English Bible | MS 1368 (1)

MS in Latin and Elizabethan English on vellum and paper, London?, ca 1320-30, 14th c & late 16th c., with ca 1240 linefillers in red or blue including dragons blowing fire, grotesques, heads of kings, bishops, women, fishes, dogs, birds of prey, magpies, jays, thrushes, storks, owls, etc., in endless profusion and variety and 5 large historiated initials on burnished and tooled gold grounds with branching borders.


MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, 3rd quarter of 10th c., in Carolingian minuscule by the scribe Gerwardus, 13 pages of Canon tables in arcades with some decoration in red and yellow, 12th c. circular diagram demonstrating the way to salvation, 12th c. small drawing of a bust-length man.