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BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
Charming small manuscript leaf from an French Book of Hours written around 1470 in or near Rouen.
RECTO: Four 1-line initials in liquid gold in blue on coloured grounds and line fillers in same.
VERSO: Four 1-line initials in liquid gold in blue on coloured grounds and line filler in same...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 64  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
Charming small manuscript leaf from an French Book of Hours written around 1470 in or near Rouen.
VERSO: Extensive marginal penwork and one 2-lines initial in liquid gold and one 1-line initial in blue on coloured grounds.
RECTO: 14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds.
RECTO: 14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line fillers in same.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured ground.
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds.
RECTO: 14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line fillers in same.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds.
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1470, In original colours.. 100x80mm. 14 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand. Vellum age toned, spotted and wavy.
14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds.
RECTO: 14 Lines of text in Latin and four 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds with line fillers in same.
VERSO : 14 Lines of text in Latin and three 1-line initials in blue on coloured grounds.
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANTIPHONARIUM.,  Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM. - Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.
Sevilla, ca.1520, In original colours.. 490x360mm. 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.
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 seven lines of music and verse in black ink. W...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, 1520-1540, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
Medieval manuscript leafVERSO: one 2-line illuminated initial in liquid gold on coloured ground, seven 1-line initials and line-fi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS.,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, c. 1520, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
VERSO: one 2-line illuminated initial showing a bird in fine detail in liquid gold on coloured ground, seven 1-line initials and line-fil... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 298  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, 1520-1550, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
RECTO: Six 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and five line-fillers in same.
VERSO: Five 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and one 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on coloured grounds.
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca. 1530, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on coloured grounds and six 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and five line-fillers in same.
VERSO: Five 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and one 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid go...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours. (Calendar month of August), antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours. (Calendar month of August)
Paris, ca. 1450, In original colours.. 185x135mm. Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late Gothic book hand.
medieval manuscriptRECTO : Calendar month of August with a 2-line initial in liquid gold on coloured ground. Colourful ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS.,  Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.
France, ca.1530, In original colours.. 188x130mm. 19 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink. Very good condition.
RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on coloured grounds and seven 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and six line-fillers in same.
VERSO: Two 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds and one 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS,  Calendar for February - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Calendar for February - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours.
Paris, ca. 1450, In original colours.. 185x137mm. Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late gothic bookhand.
medieval manuscriptRECTO: One 2-line initial F in liquid gold on coloured grounds and a text line for each day of the month February mentioning nine Saints. Co... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours.
Western France, ca. 1445, In original colours.. 218x160mm. 13 Lines of text in Latin, written in a brown late gothic bookhand.
medieval manuscriptRECTO: Four 1-line initials in liquid gold on coloured grounds. Colourful panel border of acanthus leaves and flowers, with black penwork.
VE...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - A manuscript leaf from a Book of Hours.
Paris, ca. 1445, In original colours.. 217x160mm. 13 lines of text in Latin, written in dark brown ink in a nice Gothic book hand. One corner with reinforced vellum.
Justification : 16x10cm. RECTO: Five 1-line initials in burnished gold on coloured red and blue grounds and 3 line fillers in same.
VERSO: One 2-line initial A and three 1-line initials in burnished gold on coloured red and blue grounds and 1line filler in same.
Each side three-sided illum...
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$ 1,050
Approx. Euro 893  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from an Italian manuscript Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from an Italian manuscript Book of Hours.
Italy, Ferrara, ca.1480, In original colours.. 175x120mm. Large margins. Some smudging in outer margin among some offsetting of decoration of next page. Generally good condition. Size of vellum leaf : 175 x 120 mm.
A leaf from an Italian Book of Hours, written on vellum in the neighborhood of Ferrara, around 1480.
The decorations of this leaf are extraordinary : the bouquet of flowers at the top and the initial O are in bright colours and of great quality.

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$ 750
Approx. Euro 638  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Master de Liénart Barronnat,  Miniature of The Crucifixion of Christ., antique map, old maps Master de Liénart Barronnat - Miniature of The Crucifixion of Christ.
Paris, 1492 - 1494, In original colours.. 90x70mm. Miniature leaf on vellum in gold leaf, lapis lazuli, flake white and ochre and carbon black colors. Good condition.
Page fragment from a Book of Hours with a miniature of the Cruxifiction with Saint Mary and Mary Magdalene in prayer in front of Jesus hung on the cross. This miniature can be attributed to Master de Liénart Barronnat based on the manuscript Recherches sur le roy... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,125  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BIBLE.,  Manuscript leaf from a mid-thirteenth century Parisian Bible, on vellum., antique map, old maps BIBLE. - Manuscript leaf from a mid-thirteenth century Parisian Bible, on vellum.
Paris, ca. 1250, In attractive strong original colours.. 230x160mm. In excellent condition, wide original margins, fine vellum, slight cockling of vellum at margins. Size of leave 230x160mm.
51 lines of text in two columns, finely written in a minute gothic book hand.
VERSO: two 3-line capitals "R" and "N", in burnished gold on red and blue grounds.
The illumination extending into the side- and bottom margins, starting the chapters 40 (XL) and 41 (XLI).
The page is headed wit...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOOK OF HOURS.,  Miniature of Suffrages to the Saints., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS. - Miniature of Suffrages to the Saints.
France, Bretagne or Normandy, c. 1480, In original colours.. 125x90mm. Miniature (7x(cm) painted in lapis lazuli, vermilion, gold leaf, plant-based greens, and ochre, flake white leaf on vellum. Good condition, only slightly age-toned.
A fantastic miniature (70 x 50 mm.) in an arched compartment showing the Suffrages to the Saints. Depiction of the (50) martyrs being burnt before King''s orders. The style of the miniature is similar to the one of the Book of Hours ordered by of Epinay family painte... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 3,825  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Neo-Gothic Canon Altar. 3 pieces painted on parchment., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Neo-Gothic Canon Altar. 3 pieces painted on parchment.
France, ca. 1880-1900, In attractive strong original colours.. 430x550mm. Dimensions: Central panel (430 x 550 mm): 105 x 124 mm (miniature panel) 80 x 127 mm (side miniatures) side panels (430 x 260 mm): 88 x 150 mm (for the miniature).
Each panel is framed in a beautiful molded gilt frame. The illumination of the Crucifixion has some paint clipping at the place representing Saint John, two small tears in parchment in the center panel.
A set of 3 framed Neo-Gothic Canon Altar pieces, each panel in manuscript on parchment and written in red and black ink, decorated with beautiful golden, blue or red initials. Set in a rich and beautiful gouache and gold polychrome frame with foliage flowers, birds and fantastic animals.

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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 2,975  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MASTER OF JEAN ROLIN II,   Miniature of King David kneeling and gazing toward heaven., antique map, old maps MASTER OF JEAN ROLIN II - Miniature of King David kneeling and gazing toward heaven.
Paris, 1470, Original colours.. 160x123mm. Very good. Right hand margin cut close. Size of miniature : 105x60mm. Size of vellum 160x123mm.
Page from a Franciscan Book of Hours, use of Rome, with a large miniature set in full borders, by the Maitre François sub-group of Parisian artists of the middle of the second half of the 15th century, rather nearer to the Master of the Horloge de Sapience (or Master of Jean RolinII) than to Maitre ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,250  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.
Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280, In original colours.. 179x132mm. 20 Lines of text in a Gotic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the penwork extenders sometimes slightly cropped, in very fine condition.
Very fine illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling. Pencil foliation in the upper right corner indicating number 194.
Very fine initial D, (Domine) extended in the margin, ...
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$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,375  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Nuremberg Chronicle
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta etas Mundi. Folium. CCXLV, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta etas Mundi. Folium. CCXLV
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x310mm. Some marginal water staining in margins and 3 cm into printed area in the upper part of page. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition. Sheet size : 440 x 310mm.
The Latin text page is illustrated with a depiction of two lovers happened to have lived in Italy: a knight named Eurialus, who was the personal attendant of Emperor Sigismund, and Lucretia, of the city of Siena. Both were handsome but Lucretia excelled in her marvelous beauty.
VERSO : Four por...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mundi. Foliu CXXXV  [Text page with S. Hieronymus, the patron of theological learning]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mundi. Foliu CXXXV [Text page with S. Hieronymus, the patron of theological learning].
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 350x220mm. Some marginal browning. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.
Text page with woodcuts of the following saints: S. Hieronymus, the patron of theological learning (100x80mm.)
VERSO is printed with text and images of Popes and Kings.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, publish...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Sexta Etas Mudi. - Data est mihi potestas in celo et in terra: Salvator: CI. (Jesus Christ surrounded by the Twelve Apostles), antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Sexta Etas Mudi. - Data est mihi potestas in celo et in terra: Salvator: CI. (Jesus Christ surrounded by the Twelve Apostles)
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 360x224mm. Good margins and attractive colours. Very good condition.
A very fine presentation of Jesus Christ surrounded by the Twelve Apostles. Each of the evangelists being represented by his symbol in the corners.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle, published the...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Tercia Etas Mundi. Folium XXX. [The flight of Egypt, Moses receiving the Commandments, God's Angel, Balaam and his talking donkey. ], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Tercia Etas Mundi. Folium XXX. [The flight of Egypt, Moses receiving the Commandments, God's Angel, Balaam and his talking donkey. ]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 370x222mm. Some very minor marginal staining, very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
On recto two nice woodblock prints (each 128x222mm.) of The flight of Egypt and Moses receiving the Commandments.
VERSO : a woodblock print of God's Angel, Balaam and his Talking Donkey. (110x166mm)
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nure...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Nuremberga. Folio C., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Nuremberga. Folio C.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 362x535mm. Double page wood cut. Two sheets joined. Paper has been slightly washed.
Double page panoramic view of Nuremberg. Lettered above the view: "NVREMBERGA"; and with the names of the city's two most famous churches, S. Lorenz and S. Sebald.
On verso a half part of a view of
As most town view in the book are imaginary views, the view of Nuremberg as being the town ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SCHEDEL, H.,  Prima Etas Mundi. VI, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Prima Etas Mundi. VI
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 360x230mm. Very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours. On verso a paper strip pasted in the right hand margin. Size of paper 360x230mm.
A very fine presentation of Eve, being created by God from Adam’s side.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The w...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Prima Etas Mundi. IX (with Eve nursing Kain and Abel), antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Prima Etas Mundi. IX (with Eve nursing Kain and Abel)
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 456x645mm. Very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours. Paper strip pasted on left hand margin of recto.
A very fine presentation of Eve nursing Kain and Abel. Adam is working (255x220 cm). VERSO a genealogy of Adam.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Euro...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,488  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Etas Prima Mundi. Folium VII. [Adam and Eve, eating the apple and being expelled from paradise], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Etas Prima Mundi. Folium VII. [Adam and Eve, eating the apple and being expelled from paradise]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 380x225mm. Dark impression on large sheet, with old pasting of paper strip in left margin of the recto. Else good condition.
Latin text page with a large woodcut of Adam and Eve, eating the apple and being expelled from paradise.
One of the most sought-after prints from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to E...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,870  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Music / Antiphoner
ANTIPHONARIUM.,  Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM. - Leaf on vellum from a antiphonary.
Sevilla, ca.1520, In original colours.. 490x360mm. 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.
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 seven lines of music and verse in black ink. W...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 213  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Italy, 1480, In original colours.. 650x430mm. In fine condition. Lines written in rounded gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red. Some clipping of ink on large intial.
A very fine antiphonary leaf, written in Latin , probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial "I", decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black. A initial "A", decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burni...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Italy, 1480, In original colours.. 650x430mm. In very good condition. Lines written in rounded Gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red. A few letters with loss of vellum due to ink oxidation.
A large vellum antiphonary leaf, written in Latin , probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial ,Q, decorated with penwork in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black.
On extremely heavy vellum (most likely ox) Wide margins. A ...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 595  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Italy, 1480, In original colours.. 650x430mm. Lines written in rounded gothic script, written in black ink, on a four-line-stave, with headings and rubrics in red. Oxidation of letters, resulting in loss of vellum.
A large vellum antiphonary leaf, written in Latin, probably Rome. RECTO: A wonderful initial ,Q, decorated with pen work in red, white and blue, in rich burnished gold.
VERSO: The staves are in red and the notes in black. Two wonderful initial ,Q and H, decorated with pen work in red, wh...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 680  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Besançon, 1370, In original colours.. 291x220mm. 13 lines in dark brown, written in two columns. Upper margin cropped, shaving the marginal initial, generally in fine condition.
A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourished initials in brown with red flourishing almost each initial decorated with human heads. Several 1-line initials in brown and red ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,488  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
France, 1370, In original colours.. 291x220mm. 13 lines in dark brown, written in two columns. Upper margin cropped, shaving the marginal initial, generally in fine condition.
A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourished initials in brown with red flourishing almost each initial decorated with human heads. Several 1-line initials in brown and red ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,275  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANTIPHONARIUM,  Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary., antique map, old maps ANTIPHONARIUM - Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.
Besançon, 1370, In original colours.. 291x212mm. 13 lines in dark brown, written in two columns. Cropped upper margin, shaving the top margin initial. For the rest in fine condition.
A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourished initials in brown with red flourishing almost each initial decorated with human heads. Several 1-line initials in brown and red ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,700  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Books
ANONYMOUS,  Livre d'heures offert par les augustines de Vitré France., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Livre d'heures offert par les augustines de Vitré France.
Vitré, 1901, In attractive strong original colours.. 153x128mm. Contemp. leather binding. Gilt raised spine. 104pp. on thick paper. Mint condition.
Book of hours made in the monastery of Vitré in France (Bretagne), which monastery closed in 1975. Each of the 102 pages is decorated with a different border.
Each page is decorated with a illuminated four sided border, with extensive penwork with wash colour, containing acanthus leaves, flowe...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,125  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Printed Leaves
BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours with miniature of  the Virgin of the Litanies., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours with miniature of the Virgin of the Litanies.
Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c.1520-1540, 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 and right merging cropped into printed area.
The full-page panel depicts The Virgin of the Litanies (120 x 77mm.) with 2 printed lines of text. The verso has 21 lines of printed text, surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with flowers, vases and a figures.
The miniature shows a Virgin in prayer, floating in air and surrounded by ele...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3