(Netherlands, ca. 1450). 122 x 85 mm. (4 3/4 x 3 3/8"). Double column, 24 lines of text in a pleasing bâtarde hand.

Rubrics in red, one-line initials in red and blue, two-line initials in red with blue penwork extending into the side margin, EACH LEAF WITH A FOUR-LINE PUZZLE INITIAL IN BLUE AND WHITE WITH ELABORATE RED PENWORK RUNNING THE LENGTH OF THE CENTER MARGIN AND BURSTING INTO FLORAL VINES IN THE HEAD AND TAIL MARGINS. Trimmed a touch close at head, just grazing the penwork on two leaves, otherwise ESPECIALLY FINE SPECIMENS, quite clean, smooth, and bright.
(ST12778-0663a-c)

200 each

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OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY THREE DECORATIVE VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, FROM A. SMALL BOOK OF HOURS IN DUTCH.