(Netherlands, 15th century). 143 x 108 mm. (5 5/8 x 4 1/4") or 163 x 114 mm. (6 3/8 x 4 1/2"). 19-22 lines in attractive formal gothic book hands.
Each leaf with one or more decorative initials, those on two of the leaves in burnished gold on pink and blue grounds with delicate white tracery and red penwork embellishment, the other with a prominent seven-line puzzle initial in red and blue with trailing ornate penwork extending the length of the page. Leaf with penwork extensions trimmed at head and tail with trivial loss to decoration, one of the gold leaves a little rubbed, otherwise fine, clean, bright leaves with attractive scripts and ornamentation.
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PJP Catalog: 70.250