with readings for the fifth week of Lent; a complete leaf, double columns written in black ink in two sizes of a good gothic script, 23 lines, ruled lightly with ink, two-line initials alternately in red and blue with contrasting penwork, smaller initials alternately in red and blue, rubrics; recovered from use as an archival wrapper with consequent soiling, a few holes where the ink has eaten through the vellum, various post-medieval annotations, but generally in good condition. 330 x 205 mm (235 x 160 mm)

Germany, early 14th century.

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with readings for the fifth week of Lent; a complete leaf, double columns written in black ink in two sizes of a good gothic script, 23 lines, ruled lightly with ink, two-line initials alternately in red and blue with contrasting penwork, smaller initials alternately in red and blue, rubrics; recovered from use as an archival wrapper with consequent soiling, a few holes where the ink has eaten through the vellum, various post-medieval annotations, but generally in good condition. 330 x 205 mm (235 x 160 mm)

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The post-medieval annotations may indicate an origin in or near Koblenz. They include the place-names ‘Obernlanstein’, ‘Niderlanstain’ and ‘Pfaffendorff’, i.e. Oberlahnstein, Niederlahnstein and Koblenz-Pfaffendorff.

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