8.4 Magna Carta & Statutes

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MS and printing in liquid gold on vellum, London 1816-1817,  50 ff, 24 pp (complete) 57x43 cm, single column (29x25 cm) 31-35 long lines  printed in liquid gold with gold frames, surrounded by watercolour drawings in John Whittakers innovative gold printing method.

MS in Latin, Anglo-Norman, and Middle English on vellum, England, ca. 1445, in current English book script, headings in red, signed by Ricardus Chetylbere (only known signed copy of Statutes of the Realsm).

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman on vellum, Yorkshire, 1300-1307, 22 lines in a small English court documentary script, headings in Gothic book script, 25 illuminated initials in leafy and floral designs, historiated initial of Edward I.

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman on vellum, England, ca. 1299, 124 ff. (complete), 25x17 cm, single column, (20x12 cm), 43-45 lines in good English court documentary script by several scribes, 39 large initials in blue with red penwork decoration.

MS in Latin and Anglo-Norman (text 47) on vellum, England, ca. 1310, 241 ff. (-3), 23x17 cm, 1 and 2 columns, (18x12 cm), 24-31 lines in English court documentary script, initials in red or blue with penwork decoration.