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Miscellaneous patristic texts on Saint John Climacus and the Scala paradisi
Italy, Florence, Dec. 4, 1488
MS M.496 fol. 92r

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Gold initial H on floreate ground inhabited by putto below crown, and behind escutcheon decorated with crow, perched on branch and holding ring in bill. Below, floreate ornament flanked by two torches. Left margin decorated with floreate ornament, two fish and two (?) torches.

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