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Title: Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.
Published in: Sevilla, ca.1520
Size: 19.3 x 14.2 inches.
49.0 x 36.0 cm.

In original colours.
Condition: Boldly hand-written in a Gothic rotunda, text lines and music staves, on a large sheet of sturdy vellum. Signs of use, little wavy, but good.
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A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded gothic hand (Rotunda) and of music on a stave formed of five lines in red.
RECTO: There are six lines of music and verse in black ink. With two large initials.
VERSO: There are five lines of music and verse in black ink. With one large initial coloured in red on a ground in filled with geometric and floral patterns coloured in royal purple. An initial in blue with geometric and floral pattern coloured in red.
Minor thumbing of frequent use on the left hand corner.
The antiphonal is a liturgical book containing antiphons, or liturgical chants, with prose text. It is sung in association with a psalm at the services of the Divine Office.

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