George Salt, calligraphy: Bede's ''Ecclesiastical History''
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Calligraphic MS on paper, extracts from Bede, Ecclesiastical history, Book IV, chapter 23, on the life and death of Abbess Hilda. Fo. 2v, illumination, gilt and colour, Hilda with some monks; fo. 3r., illuminated title heading; some other illuminated initials, with gilding, some unfinished; dialogue in blue, red and green inks. Bound by CUL, 1999. Some leaves of sketches, notes, and designs, bound separately.
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Presented by Dr. George Salt, 1999.
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