Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

[Two leaves from the St. Alban's Bible: Samuel and Genesis]

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Two leaves from the St Albans Bible, an early-fourteenth century bible produced by artisans in the Paris book trade.
The text is copied in a medium-quality littera textualis. This leaf contains decorated borders, running titles, and initials, for which gold leaf was used, as well as yellow wash in the capital letters.

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