Detail of the Hebrew letter ~shin~ decorated with foliate motifs, which served as a book plate of the patron Shabbetai ben Mattatya of Rome (see Narkiss, 1984). Image taken from f. 2 of Guide of the Perplexed (~Moreh Nevukhim~) by Maimonides in Samuel ibn Tibbon's translation (ff. 3-169v); ~Perush ha-milot ha-zarot~ (A glossary of foreign terms) by Samuel ibn Tibbon (ff. 171-188v). Written in Hebrew.