Holkham Bible Picture Book

Title:
Holkham Bible Picture Book
Library:
British Library
Language:
Anglo-Norman, Latin, Middle English
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Add. 47682 (olim Holckam Hall 666)
Origin:
England
Dimensions:
42 folios -- 285 x 210 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1327-1335
Content:
Summary (images with captions) of the Old Testament and of the Life of Christ, terminating with the Last Judgement --
Hand:
Gothic textualis rotunda in captions to images -- textualis prescissa for some inscriptions -- cursiva anglicana formata for scrolls and books (see p. 26 of introduction to the 2007 color facsimile) --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
see content in the record for the 2007 facsimile --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books XLarge ND 3355 .H6 1954 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
This facsimile is mostly in black and white, with a few color pages -- Note: On p. 3 of the Introduction, the manuscript is listed as British Museum, MS. Add. 47680 [sic].
Publication Date:
1954
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
The Dropmore Press
Notes:
Plates printed by: The University Press, Oxford, Great Britain -- On p. 3 of the Introduction, the manuscript is listed as British Museum, MS. Add. 47680 [sic].
Bibliography:
The British Library: Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts 1951-1955, The British Library, London, 1982, Part I: Descriptions, pp. 54-56.
Type of Text:
apocalyptic, Biblical, bilingual, religious, vernacular