(Paris, ca. 1450). 159 x 108 mm. (6 1/4 x 4 1/4"). Single column, 15 lines per page in an excellent gothic book hand.

Leaves with varying degrees of decoration: (1) Calendar leaves with large "KL" in burnished gold on a red and blue background with white tracery, text in blue, red, and black ink, and with a swirling panel border featuring flowers, leaves, strawberries, and many burnished gold ivy leaves on hairline stems; (2) text leaves with one- or two-line initials and line fillers in colors and gold, almost all of the text leaves also with a panel border (some with a panel border on both sides). Isolated trivial stains or imperfections, but VERY BRIGHT, CLEAN, AND FRESH.
(ST11774)

Keywords: Book of Hours, Latin

250-$425, depending on decoration

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OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY VERY PRETTY ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, FROM AN ATTRACTIVE BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN.

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