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Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526.

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
51
Estimate:
$10,000 - $15,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 20, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Book of Hours, Latin, Use of Paris, c. 1500, not after 1526. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, quarto format, 115 leaves, fourteen to seventeen lines per page, with four large miniatures painted in gold and colors, all within floral borders (trimmed with loss), an additional five large miniatures drawn in outline only, and blank spaces left for another nine miniatures, bound in full 19th century red morocco tooled in gilt, a.e.g., 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: J. Kendall (rubber stamp); Duke of Marlborough's sale (not on ffep); A.M. Patrick sale (Sotheby's, 1 June 1943); O.O. Fisher (bookplate).

1[6], 2[6], 3[8], 4[8], 5[12], 6[8], 7[8] (lacking the final leaf), 8[8], 9[8], 10[8], 11[8], 12[12], 13[8], 14[8].
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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