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Printed Leaves
BOOK OF HOURS.,  Universal Chronicle., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - Universal Chronicle.
Paris, A. Vérard (?), c.1490-1500, In original colours.. 100x78mm. Coloured engraving on vellum. Good condition. Some remains of old tape on verso.
Fragment of a text leaf, showing a miniature depicting two Kings who are greeting each other surrounded by their knights. The metal cut has contemporary hand colouring and is richly heightened with gold.
VERSO: 18 lines of printed text with three 1-line initials ...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours.
Paris, Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre, ca. 1502, In original colours.. 155x102mm. Printed on vellum in black with many initials hand painted in red, blue and gold. Vellum at the edges slightly soiled, as usual. Upper margin cropped into printed area.
21 Lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with putti, flowers and Middle French script around the illustrations.
Interesting are the 6 panels with skeletons, showing the famous cycle of the "dance of deaths".
In the long series of Pigouchet-Vostre Books of Hours...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3