BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
GENERAL COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS AND
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
Beinecke MS 575
Bible. Latin. Vulgate. Biblia latina, with Interpretationes nominum
Hebraicorum of Remigius of Auxerre. Latin manuscript. France, ca. 1240.
Vellum. 630 ff. (145 x 95 mm.) 2 columns, 45 lines. Fine gothic script.
Historiated initial at beginning of each book; illuminated initial before each
prologue; other initials in red and blue penwork; headings in red and blue.
Bound in red morocco, gilt, lined with blue silk with gilt dentelle borders ,
by Bozerian Jeune.
I-XII^^24, XIII^^23, XIV-XXI^^24, XXII^^25, XXIII^^24, XXIV^^22, XXV^^13,
Comments: Although the script is quite different from that of Yale Ms 433 (the
Vanderbilt Bible) the illumination is similar. There are occasional marginal
notes in Greek, a few in Latin and Hebrew.
Provenance: Inscription on flyleaf Ex BBL FF. Min. Pruvin. Marquess of
Lothian (sale, Anderson Galleries, 27-28 January 1932, item 4), bought by
Philip Brooks. Bookplate of Charles C. Kalbfleisch and Charles J. Rosenbloom.
Bequest of Charles J. Rosenbloom, October, 1974.
Bibliography: Selections from the Famous Libraries of the Most Honorable The
Marquess of Lothian (London, 1932) p. 4.