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The Stonyhurst Gospel of Saint John: PB 7994

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The Stonyhurst Gospel of Saint John


Editor: Brown, Thomas Julian
Contributor: Powell, Roger
Contributor: Waters, Peter
Publisher: Roxburghe Club
Printer: Ridler, Vivian
Printer: Oxford University Press



Edited by T. Julian Brown ; with a technical description of the binding by Roger Powell and Peter Waters

Commentary in English; Bible in Latin.
Facsimile of ms. produced at the twin monasteries of Wearmouth and Jarrow, possibly before 698, and currently preserved at the library of Stonyhurst College.
Corrigenda slip tipped in - back pastedown.
Includes bibliographical references.

Vii, 62 p. [194] p. of plates : ill., facsims. ; 25 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Oxford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969-11) by Keynes, Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1969


Quarter bound in red leather, gold stamped, with red cloth sides. Top edge of pages gilt, other edges untrimmed.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 7994
Primary reference Number: 118467
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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