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Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers.

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Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers.
Collection

Bible. O.T. Genesis

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470 (Approximate)
Place: Germany (Swabia)
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 52
Notes
Ownership: Bought by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1833. Purchased for Spencer from William H. Robinson, London, and accessioned in 1947.
Content: De Ricci, Supplement 333. Dictionary Catalog, 904. Library dossier.
Content: 40 lines per page in two columns, ruled in very light black ink. Prickmarks visible.
Content: Paper
Content: 53 drawings and 4 historiated initials in colored pen and ink.
Content: Historiated initials are on gold fields. Rubrics, red symbols and red daubs as placemarkers. Some initials never inserted, although space had been left for them and the letter written into the space in a tiny cursive hand.
Content: Dated to ca. 1470.
Content: This text is a German version of the Book of Genesis, augmented by glosses and other text matter. The actual biblical text of Genesis begins on f. 5. According to modern note on front inside cover, text is in Swabian dialect.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e2f5660-c61d-012f-1a19-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1470. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1470). Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ec77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Text including opening of the biblical text of Genesis, with a round illustration, rubrics, space left for an initial with small cursive initial written in, placemarkers.