Sam Fleming Illuminated Medieval Manuscript and Early Printing Collection

Title

Sam Fleming Illuminated Medieval Manuscript and Early Printing Collection

Description

This Collection of Illuminated Medieval Manuscripts and Early Printed Leaves is 1.04 linear feet and is comprised of 91 vellum leaves from a Latin Manuscript Bible of the late 13th century and 80 pages from a Missal printed in the first part of the 16th century. The illuminated leaves from the Latin Bible have been damaged and repaired.

Identifier

MSS0640

Items in the Sam Fleming Illuminated Medieval Manuscript and Early Printing Collection Collection

[Manuscript Latin Bible, Leaf 08]
Compact one-volume Bibles were a thirteenth-century Parisian specialty, crafted to answer the needs of clerics, monks, and students. Paris was the place to study theology in the Middle Ages. This leaf is from a fine Paris Bible that was used by a…

[Manuscript Latin Bible, Leaf 13]
This leaf from a Bible made in Paris in the mid 13th century has the end of the Prologue to the Old Testament Book of Isaiah and the beginning of the Book of Isaiah itself. The initial V for the opening words of the book, “Visio Isaiae” (“The…