Formatting the Word of God: The Charles Caldwell Ryrie Collection
7. Outlawed English
New Testament in English. [Inspired by and sometimes attributed
to John Wycliffe; translated by Nicholas Hereford(?); revised by John Purvey].
England, ca. 1430.
Manuscript on vellum. Octavo. 154 leaves, 8 × 5¾
inches. Black gothic script, double column, 36 lines. Initials in red and
blue with penwork decoration in red and blue; chapter headings in red;
some marginal corrections in a contemporary hand. Bound in off-white pigskin
in 15th-century style, 5 double raised bands.
fol. 77v (detail)
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of Theology, Southern Methodist University.