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BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours. - BOOK OF HOURS
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Title : Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours..
Map maker : BOOK OF HOURS.
Date : Paris, ca. 1520.
Size : 6.5 x 4.1 inches. / 16.5 x 10.5 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :A manuscript leaf in a very good condition from a Book of Hours, written in Paris around 1520. The text is in a very regular hand in classic script in brown/black with the rubrics in red. Around the text is a cord-like decoration colored with liquid gold. The initials are in gold on a background of blue or red.
The large initial on the recto has a very fine decoration? it is the initial of Psalm 29: we find this psalm in the Office of the Dead, Matins : Psalmus canti in dedicatione domus David
A psalm of a canticle, at the dedication of David's house.


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Condition : Very good.


ID: 16974

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