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Source 2013-12-03 - Sotheby's (Firm) - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts (L13241) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 49
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sotheby's (Firm)
Price 11875.00 GBP
Manuscript Details
Titles Book of Hours
Manuscript Dates c. 1500 (1490 to 1511)
Nineteenth century (1800 to 1901)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places Florence, Tuscany, Italy, Europe
United States of America, North America (Perhaps America)
Manuscript Uses Rome
Folios 185 Lines 16 Columns 1
Height 175 Width 125 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures Large Miniatures 20 Small Miniatures
Hist. Initials 20 Decor. Initials
Binding 19th-century red velvet cover, spine broken held together by cover.
Other Info

3 modern and one original endleaf at front and back. Complete, 16 lines in brown, rounded Gothic bookhand. Originally left unfinished without initials, borders, and miniatures, added 19th century. 1 and 2 line initials. 20 miniatures above 20 4-line initials. Occasional empty shields for arms.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Perkins, Oliver Henry, -1912
His late 19th- or early 20th-century armorial bookplate on front pastedown, his sale, Anderson galleries, New York, 23-24 March 1926, lot 533.
(No Date) Luke, Virginia (as Luke, Virginia)
Her name added in early 20th-century pen to Perkins' bookplate.
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Created by lschoenb on 2013-11-17 5:51pm
Last Updated by Aylin Malcolm on 2018-01-25 12:30:50 -0500
Editors Aylin Malcolm , Matthias Budisin
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