[ETHIOPIC MANUSCRIPT]. Prayerbook. [c.19th century].
182 leaves, on vellum, c.145 x 105mm. Written in a small Ethiopic Ge’ez script in two columns, in black ink with some words or letters in red. With 8 full-page hand-painted miniatures in colors on 5 leaves (7 preceding text at beginning, one at end). (Several leaves with stitch repairs crossing image on 6 of the miniatures, several vellum hole/flaws affecting 3 miniatures and text, some finger-soiling. Stitched quires bound within original thick polished wooden board covers (some pencil interlace designs drawn on first and final blanks).
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