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cover of Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment

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VERY TINY AND UNIQUE PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS WITH ILLUMINATED METALCUTS. In Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment, Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1534 (almanac for 1534-1546). Dimensions 82 x 50 mm., 120 folios, lacking one leaf at the beginning, all quires signed, printed in Gothic font in twenty-five long lines in black ink, 1- to 2-line initials throughout, 15… Read more
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cover of Book of Hours (use of Rouen); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ILLUMINATED PRAYER BOOK FROM FRANCE. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, illuminated by the circle of the Master of the Rouen Echevinage (Jean Coquet?), France, Rouen, c. 1470-1480. Dimensions 176 x 128 mm., 141 folios, complete, illuminated initials and line-fillers throughout, larger initials accompanied by partial borders, 8 LARGE MINIATURES WITH FULL BORDERS. BINDING: early 20th century… Read more
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cover of Book of Hours (use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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ILLUMINATED PRAYER BOOK MADE FOR A WOMAN AND DECORATED BY AN IMPORTANT FOLLOWER OF JEAN COLOMBE. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Bourges, c. 1490-1500. Dimensions 135 x 90 mm., 166 folios, lacking 2 leaves, written in dark brown ink in a cursive gothic bookhand on 15 lines, 1- and 2- line initials, in-filled with gold… Read more
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£48,948.00
cover of Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on parchment

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UNRECORDED BOOK OF HOURS PRINTED FOR THE FAMED PARISIAN BOOKSELLER AND PUBLISHER, ANTHOINE VÉRARD. In Latin and French, imprint on parchment, France, Paris, Anthoine Vérard, August 22, 1506. Dimensions 180 x 108 mm., 126 folios, complete, red ink ruling added by hand throughout, up to 22 lines of gothic type (bastarda), one- to two-line gold initials on alternately brick red… Read more
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cover of Book of Hours (Use of Paris); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: LOVELY BOOK OF HOURS BY ONE OF THE MOST SKILLFUL PARISIAN ILLUMINATOR OF HIS GENERATION. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Paris, c. 1460-1470. Dimensions 176 x 123 mm., 147 folios, complete, written in brown ink in a cursive bookhand on 15 lines, SIX HISTORIATED INITIALS, FIFTEEN LARGE MINIATURES. BINDING: 16th-century(?) gold-tooled brown morocco,… Read more
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cover of Woven Book of Hours; in Latin and French, illustrated book woven in silk

Woven Book of Hours; in Latin and French, illustrated book woven in silk

by R. P. J. Hervier, designer; J. A. Henry, fabricator, for A. Roux

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£44,869.00

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: BOOK OF PRAYERS WOVEN IN SILK ON A JACQUARD LOOM. In Latin and French, illustrated book woven in silk, R. P. J. Hervier, designer; J. A. Henry, fabricator, for A. Roux, France, Lyon, c. 1886-1887. Dimensions 174 x 144 mm., 58 silk pages, complete, text in one or two columns, one half-page and three full-page illustrations, various styles… Read more
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cover of BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF ROME); illuminated manuscript on parchment in Latin

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SUBSTANTIAL BOOK OF HOURS IN GOOD CONDITION WITH MANY LARGE AND SMALL MINIATURES. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, Southern Netherlands, Ghent or Bruges, c. 1460-1470. Dimensions 179 x 124 mm., 118 folios, complete, written in brown ink in a textualis formata bookhand on 19 lines, one-line initials, 2- to 3- line champ initials, fourteen 6-line initials, one HISTORIATED INITIAL… Read more
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£110,133.00
cover of BOOK OF HOURS (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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REMARKABLE EXAMPLE OF A PERFECTLY PRESERVED PARISIAN RENAISSANCE BOOK OF HOURS WITH BINDING, CLASPS, AND PICTURES ALL INTACT. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French, France, Paris, c. 1500. Dimensions 220 x 130 mm., 90 folios, complete, written in a single column of 30 lines in a pleasing formal bâtarde book hand, rubrics in red, one-line initials throughout, numerous… Read more
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£118,291.00
cover of BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF ROME); illuminated manuscript on parchment in Latin with some French

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CHARMING BOOK OF HOURS WITH CLEAN MARGINS, A SOFT PALETTE, AND A LOVELY ARMORIAL BINDING. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, calendar and some rubrics in French, France, Loire Valley or Central France (?), c. 1490-1510. Dimensions 143 x 84 mm., ii (modern paper) + 214 + ii (modern paper) folios, lacking 2 leaves, written in brown ink in a… Read more
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cover of Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on paper

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PRINT AND CHANGING TASTE ON THE THRESHOLD OF MODERN FRANCE. Printed on paper, in Latin and French, Paris, THIELMANN KERVER, 1556 (almanac for 1556-1563). Dimensions 160 x 100 mm. 179 ff., printed on paper in red and black, Roman letter type, paper ruled in light red, 18 LARGE WOODCUTS, 1 SMALL WOODCUT, BORDERS ON EACH PAGE, including title-page, of headpieces,… Read more
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cover of BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI); illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French

BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI); illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French

by BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI)

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£69,343.00

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PAINTED IN SOFT SHADES OF SEMI-GRISAILLE FROM THE WORKSHOP OF THE "PRINCE OF ILLUMINATION". Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French, France, Valenciennes, c. 1475-1480. Dimensions 158 x 110 mm. 84 ff., lacking an undetermined number of leaves rendering collation impossible, written in dark brown ink in BÂTARDE SCRIPT, ONE LARGE MINIATURE with FULL-PAGE BORDER and 14 SMALL MINIATURES… Read more
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