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Exquisite Miniature of Hosea reconciling with Gomer. Historiated, zoomorphic & decorated initials. c. 1250 manuscript Bible leaf, Book of Hosea.

By Unknown scribe & illuminator, Paris, c. 1250 RECTO: Ruled in red with text written in black & red ink on vellum in Latin in a precise, gothic script in two columns of 56 lines. Heading in red and blue and versal initials touched in red. Three superb illuminated initials. The first two, N and T are zoomorphic, being inhabited by dragons with... more