Decorative initial letter O with cherubs cooking soup (coloured version) [details]

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Decorative initial letter O with cherubs cooking soup (coloured version)

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This decorative initial letter “O” was used as a drop cap on the first page of the main text of the book; in this copy at Cambridge University Library, the initial has been painted in colour over the black-and-white printed letter.

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[off-site] Cambridge University Library copy

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