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Two leaves from a Gospel Lectionary, in Latin, decorated manuscript on vellum
twelfth century]
€1.500 - €2.000

Two consecutive leaves, 280 by 180mm, each with single column of 20 lines of a large and bold Romanesque bookhand, with tall tongued 'e' used for some capitals, 'st'- and 'ct'-ligatures, and a distinctively angular 'z', initials and rubrics in red, three opening lines on one leaf in red and brown ornamental capitals, space left for one large ornate initial 'E' (this sketched in penwork by a later hand), old folio nos. '5' and '6', notes for rubricator to follow left in margin in tiny script at one place, spots and stains, small losses at inner edges, else good condition on heavy parchment

From a large and handsome German Romanesque manuscript. The text here includes Luke 1:18-25 (the reading for the Vigil of St. John the Baptist), followed by Luke 1:57-68 (the reading for the birth of the same saint), and John 21:15-19 (the reading for the Vigil of SS. Peter and Paul). It ends here with Matthew 16:13-18 (reading for the feast of those saints)