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FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN WITH FINE PANEL BORDERS by  OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES - ca. 1490 - from Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts (SKU: ST10758a-2w)

FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN WITH FINE PANEL BORDERS

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FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN WITH FINE PANEL BORDERS

by ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY

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Rouen, ca. 1490. 197 x 127 mm. (7 3/4 x 5"). Single column, 24 lines, in a clean, attractive bâtarde hand. Rubrics in red, line endings of blue or red with gold embellishment, a number of one-line initials in gold on a red or blue ground, one leaf with three two-line initials in white and black on a brushed gold ground and enclosing flowers, and BOTH SIDES OF EACH LEAF WITH A VERY ATTRACTIVE PANEL BORDER featuring acanthus leaves, flowers, grapes, and other vegetation, all ON A BRUSHED GOLD GROUND. Margins just slightly browned at the very edge, small stain on one corner of each leaf, but IN VERY FINE CONDITION, the gold and paint bright and fresh, and the margins very ample.

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Bookseller
Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ST10758a-2w
Title
FROM A BOOK OF HOURS IN LATIN WITH FINE PANEL BORDERS
Author
ILLUMINATED VELLUM MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, OFFERED INDIVIDUALLY
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
2
Place of Publication
Rouen
Date published
ca. 1490

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Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts

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About Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Medieval Manuscripts

Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books an Manuscripts was established in 1978 on a ping pong table in a basement in Kalamazoo, Michigan. From the beginning, its founder was willing to sell a range of material (both because this approach made the work more educational than otherwise and because it gave him a good excuse for not being an expert in any particular specialty). Over the years, the business has gravitated toward historical artifacts that are physically attractive in some way--illuminated material, fine bindings, books printed on vellum, fore-edge paintings, beautiful typography and paper, impressive illustration. Today, the company still sells a wide range of things, from (scruffy) ninth century leaves to biblical material from all periods to Wing and STC imprints to modern private press books to artists' bindings. While we are forgiving about condition when something is of considerable rarity, we always try to obtain the most attractive copies possible of whatever we offer for sale.

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