(Bruges, ca. 1460). 218 x 152 mm. (8 5/8 x 6"). Single column, 21 lines in a pleasing gothic book hand.

Rubrics in red, capitals struck with yellow, one- and two-line initials in burnished gold on a pink and blue ground with white tracery, each page with a pleasing panel border featuring acanthus leaves, curling floral vines in blue, green, pink, and gold, and many tiny gold berries, some pages also with a bar border in colors and gold, with a spray of flowers emerging from either end. A number of leaves with old repair to head of gutter margin, sometimes causing smudging to the edge of a border, trivial marginal stains or smudges, but generally pleasing leaves, clean and smooth with generous margins and appealing decoration.
(ST12994a)

150-$300, depending on condition and decoration

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INDIVIDUAL ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES FROM A. BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN.

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