Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 119
Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"
Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/009555634/catalog
Former Shelfmarks: MS Typ 119
Place of Origin: Northern France
Written in Northern France, in a formal gothic book hand in two columns of 30 lines each.
Dimensions: 49 cm
More about the Current Condition:
In a brown cloth 4-flap case, 51 x 38 cm.
There are one very large historiated initial (beginning of Genesis) and 2 large initials in colors and gold (prologue to Genesis and prologue to Deuteronomy). Other initials and headlines are in red and blue with pen-work decoration.
Illuminated and calligraphic manuscripts (1955), 14 (no. 26 and plate 15).
Bond and Faye, 260.
L. Light, The Bible in the twelfth century, 16-17, with further bibliography and locations of leaves from this Bible in other libraries.