FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN WITH FINE PANEL BORDERS.

(Rouen: ca. 1490). 197 x 127 mm. (7 3/4 x 5"). Single column, 24 lines, in a clean, attractive bâtarde hand.

Rubrics in red, line endings of blue or red with gold embellishment, a number of one-line initials in gold on a red or blue ground, one leaf with three two-line initials in white and black on a brushed gold ground and enclosing flowers, and BOTH SIDES OF EACH LEAF WITH A VERY ATTRACTIVE PANEL BORDER featuring acanthus leaves, flowers, grapes, and other vegetation, all ON A BRUSHED GOLD GROUND. Margins just slightly browned at the very edge, small stain on one corner of each leaf, but IN VERY FINE CONDITION, the gold and paint bright and fresh, and the margins very ample.
(ST10758a-2w)