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Source 2016-11-22 - Doyle - Rare Books, Autographs, Maps & Photographs with the Explorer's Club collection (16BP02) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 388
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Doyle
Sold Yes
Price 11250.00 USD
Manuscript Details
Titles Book of Hours
Manuscript Dates second or third quarter of the 15th century (1426 to 1476)
Languages Latin (recorded as Latin)
Materials Parchment (Vellum)
Places Paris, France, Europe (Paris or Tours)
Tours, Centre-Val de Loire, Loire Valley, France, Europe (Paris or Tours)
Manuscript Uses Southern France
Folios 153 Lines 15 Columns
Height 170 Width 120 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures Large Miniatures 4 Small Miniatures
Binding Period binding. Leather over wooden boards. Panels stamped with alternating Old-French text
Other Info

A worn date of "1457" appears on final leaf. Earlier manuscript pastedown. Gothic bookhand rules in red. "heavily contracted textus quadratus." Calendar has saints suggesting Southern French use including Maximinius of Aix.

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