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Moses Ben Abraham, Chronique de la Bible

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France; c. 1290-1300


Vellum, ff. 124, 346x234 (230x151) mm, 36 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century mottled brown leather; gilt on spine


7 pages with unframed drawings ( x mm); 1 historiated initial (63x46 mm); penwork initials with pen-flourishes throughout


Guy de Brimeu (d. 1477). Probably acquired by the Counts of Nassau Engelbert II (d. 1504) or Henri III (d. 1538); by descent to the Princes of Orange-Nassau, the later Stadholders, at The Hague; sold in 1749 at the sale of the Orange-Nassau library at P. van Cleef & D.Monnier, The Hague (cat. 1 Dec., p. 211 no. 7), where purchased by antiquarian bookseller Beauregard. Purchased in 1809 as part of the collection of Jacob Visser (1724-1804) of The Hague (Visser no. 175)


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