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Cod. Pal. germ. 4 Rudolf von Ems: Willehalm von Orlens ; Dietrich von der Glesse: Der Gürtel (Borte) ; Peter Suchenwirt: Liebe und Schönheit u.a. — Schwaben/Grafschaft Oettingen (?), 1455-1479 144r

Cod. Pal. germ. 4 Rudolf von Ems: Willehalm von Orlens ; Dietrich von der Glesse: Der Gürtel (Borte) ; Peter Suchenwirt: Liebe und Schönheit u.a. — Schwaben/Grafschaft Oettingen (?), 1455-1479 144r

Decorated initial and border

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

.This is an manuscript example from the British Library.  If you look closely at the right hand border (in this case the verso page), you will be able to see the uneven pricking in preparation for the ruling.  Free of known copyright restrictions.

This is an manuscript example from the British Library. If you look closely at the right hand border (in this case the verso page), you will be able to see the uneven pricking in preparation for the ruling. Free of known copyright restrictions.

Detail: Puzzle initial 'P'(rima), at the beginning of the second volume of Ludolphus de Saxonia's Vita Christi.  Origin: Germany, S. (Eberbach)

Detail: Puzzle initial 'P'(rima), at the beginning of the second volume of Ludolphus de Saxonia's Vita Christi. Origin: Germany, S.

Decorated initial 'S'(anctissimo) at the beginning of Bede's life of Cuthbert.   Origin:England, N.?

Decorated initial 'S'(anctissimo) at the beginning of Bede's life of Cuthbert. 1 of Prose Vita sancti Cuthberti (ff. two miracles from the Historia ecclesiastica, De gestis pontificum Anglorum, the miracles of Andrew

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Netherlands 1478 Latin Puzzle-Letter Initial D red-ink blue-ink red-filler blue-filler Illumination

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Detail of puzzle initial.    Origin: Netherlands, S. (Ghent)

Netherlands 1482 Latin Puzzle-Letter initial P red-ink yellow-ink

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