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Created on: 07 September 2014

MS in Anglo-Norman and French on vellum, East Anglia?, England. 

Created on: 07 September 2014

MS in Middle English on vellum, London, ca. 1420, 214 ff. 

Created on: 24 June 2014

MS in Latin on vellum, North Italy ca. 900, 111 ff. (complete) 22x16 cm, single column, (17x11 cm) 26-27 lines in Carolingian minuscule, headings in red and black rustic capitals (texts 1-2), Romanesque bookscript (texts 3-4), marginal glosses in 15th c. humanist bookscript.

Created on: 24 June 2014

MS in French on vellum, Paris, France, ca. 1375, 2 vols., in a regular Gothic book script, by Raoulet d'Orléans, in the scriptorium of King Charles V.

Created on: 27 May 2013

MS in Pali on cream paper, Mandalay, Burma, 1886-1900, in Burmese script with seven huge pictures covering 2-6 pages in full colour.

Created on: 27 May 2013
MS in Suhtaio and English on paper, Nebraska, 1865-1879, 18 ruled lines in name glyphs and English cursive script by Little Shield and Black Moon, 9 pencil sketches, 105 full-page paintings in colours, 92 by Little Shield and 13 by four other warriors.
Created on: 27 May 2013
MS in Spanish on paper, Mexico City, ca. 1820-1830, 4 vols., 1653 ff. (complete), 32x22 cm, single column, (25x15 cm), 23 lines in cursive script by 2 scribes, a pen drawing of a plan, a 2-page pen drawing with coloured wash.
Created on: 27 May 2013
MS in Russian on paper, Russia, 1752-1770, up to 60 lines in a small neat Cyrillic semi-uncial by Ierei Ioann Iakovlev who also made the illustrations, with about 75 diagrams and tables and a full-page miniature of the Temptation of Adam and Eve.
Created on: 27 May 2013
MS in Italian on paper, Roma, Italy, ca. 1650-1680, 2 vols., 25-31 lines in Italian cursive script, title in square capitals, by one scribe, pen flourishes beneath some chapter ends.
Created on: 27 May 2013
MS in Norwegian, Latin and German on paper, Norway, ca. 1711-20, 23 full-page genealogical trees in brown with green wash.
Created on: 27 May 2013

MS in Italian on paper, Venezia, Italy, 1625, the first 5 lines of the dedication to Marco Zeno, Bishop of Torcello, in gold, initials in gold with either red or blue flourishes, full-page illuminated historiated frontispiece painted in gold, blue, purple, green and yellow with the title in capitals in gold.

Created on: 27 May 2013

MS in Latin on paper, Edinburgh(?), Scotland, ca. 1511, 26-27 lines in a current lettre batârde, large red initials with flourishes throughout.