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Manuscript Leaves, Four.

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2764B
Lot:
303
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Manuscript Leaves, Four.
One parchment leaf from a miniature Book of Hours in Dutch, fifteen lines per page, one- and two-line initials, some in gilt, large margins, 5 x 3 1/2 in.; one parchment leaf from a Latin Book of Hours, in a minute hand, brown ink, in two columns, thirty-one lines per page, initials in red and blue, 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.; a leaf from the Qu'ran, with border and background decoration in gold, black text, with red headings, border decoration, on paper, 9 x 5 3/4 in.; and a parchment ecclesiastical document in Latin, 1479, some marginal damage, 19 1/2 x 8 3/4 in. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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