Vellum fragment of a bifolium written in two columns on each page. 220x40mm. Bifolium fragment. Binding Waste & Book History Exemplar. Written in black ink with red rubrication on parchment with evidence of blue linework surrounding some initials. Significant loss of text due to trimming. Item #317720
This fragment of the lower strip of a medieval manuscript (probably liturgical) shows clear evidence of having been used as part of a book binding due to the darkened glue marks on its margins.
Useful as a teaching example for material culture, paleography or codicology.