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BOOK OF HOURS - Handwritten leaf on vellum.

BOOK OF HOURS -  Handwritten leaf on vellum.
Handwritten leaf on vellum. - BOOK OF HOURS
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Title : Handwritten leaf on vellum..
Map maker : BOOK OF HOURS.
Date : Paris, 1450.
Size : 7.3 x 5.5 inches. / 18.5 x 14.0 cm.
Colouring : In original colours.

Description :RECTO": justfication: 140 x 85 mm.
16 lines of text in a good gothic bookhand, black ink.
Large Initial "D"eus, 50 x 35 mm. 4 lines high in blue and purple with white tracery. Heightened in burnished gold, a stave descending at left side of page, in colours and gold flourishings at top and bottom of page with black penwork and gold ivyleaves. Five other initials (one 2-line) and 1-line in gold, colours and penwork.
VERSO: six initials (one 2-line) in gold and colours as on recto.

Condition : In very good condition.

ID: 25353

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