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Close-up of erased ex libris.
Large and small initials, rubrics, name of text in red and blue, human face sketched in bottom margin.
Opening of text. Large puzzle initials, rubric, red daubs and blue marker as placemarkers, marginal notation.
Opening of legendary with rubrics; spaces reserved for initials.
Opening of main text, large initial with penwork, small initial and placefinder, name of book in blue and red.  Biblical text written larger than commentary.
Charter pasted into front binding.
Biblical exposition in highly abbreviated script.
Explicit of main text.
Page of text with red 4-line initial.
The Resurrection.
Title and miniature of St. John the Evangelist, both with elaborate framing including human figures.  Opening of text.  1-line gold and blue initials.
End paper
Opening of gospel of Matthew, with title and miniature of Matthew in elaborate borders.
Small miniature of St. Luke.  Very elaborate frame-like border, with statue figures and multi-colored designs.  Opening of text of Luke.
Opening of gospel of John, with title and miniature of John in elaborate borders.
Full-page miniature, in elaborate full border including human figures.
Title and opening of Gospel of Matthew.  Miniature of Matthew.  Elaborate full border with human figures.
Opening of gospel of Mark, with title and miniature of Mark in elaborate borders, with human figures.
Command to St. Peter ("feed my sheep").
Full-page miniature of Pentecost.  Elaborate full border with human figures
The Nativity.
Page of text with 1-line and 3-line gold initials.  Gold initial is decorated with gold.
Second map of Asia (Byzantium and surrounding), in full gold border.
First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.
Map of Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia.  Personifications of the winds.  Full gold border.
Opening of text, with six medallions showing creation of the world.  Initials and rubrics.
Roll, image 9, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 7, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 15, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 14, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 10, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 4, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 11, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 6, illuminated manuscript
End of the geneology of the English kings, in the far right column.
Roll, image 12, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 19, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 8, illuminated manuscript
End of the geneology of the French kings, in the middle column.
Roll, image 17, illuminated manuscript
Roll, image 3, illuminated manuscript
Medallions showing Creation of Adam and Eve; Adam, Eve, and Serpent; God questioning Adam and Eve.
Roll, image 5, illuminated manuscript
Title of work and incipit.
Small miniature of St. Luke.  Very elaborate frame-like border, with statue figures and multi-colored designs.  Opening of text of Luke.
Page of text with red 4-line initial.
Opening of gospel of Mark, with title and miniature of Mark in elaborate borders, with human figures.
Opening of gospel of John, with title and miniature of John in elaborate borders.
Full-page miniature of Pentecost.  Elaborate full border with human figures
The Nativity.
The Resurrection. - miniature, medieval manuscript
Title and opening of Gospel of Matthew.  Miniature of Matthew.  Elaborate full border with human figures.
Full-page miniature, in elaborate full border including human figures.
Page of text with 1-line and 3-line gold initials.  Gold initial is decorated with gold.
Opening of gospel of Matthew, with title and miniature of Matthew in elaborate borders.
Full-page miniature of the Sermon on the Mount.  Elaborate full border with human figures.
Title and miniature of St. John the Evangelist, both with elaborate framing including human figures.  Opening of text.  1-line gold and blue initials.
Grandes chroniques de France Jean Fouquet: End paper, illuminated manuscript
Command to St. Peter ("feed my sheep").
Map of Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia.  Personifications of the winds.  Full gold border.
Second map of Asia (Byzantium and surrounding), in full gold border.
First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.
Full-page miniature of the Sermon on the Mount.  Elaborate full border with human figures.
Full-page miniature, in elaborate full border including human figures.
First map of Asia (Asia minor), in full gold border.
Map of Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia.  Personifications of the winds.  Full gold border.
Second map of Asia (Byzantium and surrounding), in full gold border.
Portrait of Matthew in gold frame on purple background, with gold, green, and other colors
Evangelist symbols.
Galatians and prologue, pen-work initials
III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch
III Kings, historiated initial: Abishag and David, marginal sketch
Proverbs, historiated initial, Solomon beating student; decorated prologue initial
Ecclesiastes, initial
Genesis., Illuminated medieval manuscript
Ruth, initial
October-November pages: crushing grapes; slaying hog
Psalm 26: historiated initial: David holding Candle blessed by Lord
Virgin and Child; Flagellation
Ruth, initial
Ecclesiastes, initial
Genesis., Illuminated medieval manuscript
Algorismus, historiated initial, Scholar with Compass.
The earth in the center, surrounded by a tail-biting dog, the moon and its phases, the sun on its orbit, correlated to signs of the zodiac.
The earth in the center, surrounded by a tail-biting dog, the moon and its phases, the sun on its orbit, correlated to signs of the zodiac.
Algorismus, historiated initial, Scholar with Compass.
Joshua, historiated initial
Numbers, historiated initial
Amos, historiated initial
Daniel, historiated initial
Joshua, historiated initial
Numbers, historiated initial
Daniel, historiated initial
Amos, historiated initial
Trinity., Illuminated medieval manuscript
Trinity., Illuminated medieval manuscript
Mark 1, penwork initial
Hours of the Virgin - None: decorated initial and border
John 14, penwork initial
Caesar Augustus, his wife and son at table, receiving homage and gifts from another king, Cosserosach, and his attendant. Initials, rubrics, linefillers, placemarkers.
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