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Medieval Binding, On A Collection Of The Lives Of English And Augustinian Saints

Medieval Binding, On A Collection Of The Lives Of English And Augustinian Saints

Medium: Binding

Date: 1190

Shelfmark: Additional MS 35110

Item number: 3-d

Length: 29.3

Width: 21.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated Manuscript

Although the joints (where the covers meet the spine) are repaired, this binding preserves its original thick oak boards and pale skin covering. The semicircular tabs at the head and foot of the spine are typical of 12th-century bindings.

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