Books Of Hours from Les Enluminures

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: THE "PETITES HEURES" CHARLES VIII OF FRANCE; TINY BOOK OF HOURS FOR THE PERSONAL USE OF A KING. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Paris, c. 1490-1493 (before 1494). Dimensions 73 x 49 mm., 206 folios, complete, written in dark brown ink in a cursive gothic bookhand on 14 lines, burnished gold initials throughout, 5 large initials… Read more
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$575,000.00
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BOOK DESCRIPTION: BOOK OF HOURS FROM ONE OF THE MOST CELEBRATED ILLUMINATORS OF RENAISSANCE FLORENCE. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, Italy, Florence, dated September 7, 1508. Dimensions 90 x 55 mm., 199 folios, complete, vertical catchwords, written in brown ink in a gothic bookhand on 14 lines, painted 2-line initials, seven 3-line illuminated initials, FIVE HISTORIATED INITIALS with decorated… Read more
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$95,000.00
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BOOK DESCRIPTION: RARE PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS IN AN UNUSUAL FORMAT WITH VIBRANTLY PAINTED METALCUTS. In Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment, France (Paris), c. 1536 (almanac for 1536-1548). Dimensions 140 x 65 mm., 90 folios, octavo agenda format, complete, printed in black ink in Roman font in 32 long lines, 1- to 2-line initials throughout, 1 SIX-LINE METALCUT,… Read more
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$35,000.00
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BOOK DESCRIPTION: BOOK OF HOURS BELONGING TO THE CHIEF MISTRESS OF FRANCE IN THE 15TH CENTURY. In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment, Northwestern France, Normandy (Bayeux), c. 1480-1490. Dimensions 186 x 132 mm, 81 folios, lacking one leaf, written in brown ink in gothic textualis bookhand on 20 lines, 1- to 2-line champie initials in burnished gold, nine… Read more
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$80,000.00
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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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$100,000.00
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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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$55,000.00

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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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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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$135,000.00
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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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$145,000.00
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BOOK OF HOURS OF CONSIDERABLE CHARM AND MODEST PROPORTIONS REFLECTING THE EVERYDAY PIETY PRACTICED IN A FLEMISH HOUSEHOLD. Illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin, Southern Netherlands, Ghent or Bruges, c. 1480. Dimensions 168 x 124 mm., 105 folios, lacking one calendar leaf, written in a gothic book hand in a single column of 18 lines, rubrics in red, many one-line… Read more
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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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$60,000.00
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PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF ROME); printed book on parchment, in Latin and French

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$25,000.00

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CLASSIC UNCOLORED PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS BY AN IMPORTANT EARLY PRINTER. Printed book on parchment, in Latin and French, Paris, SIMON VOSTRE, c. 1515. Dimensions c. 178 x 114 mm. 140 ff., 21 FULL-PAGE METALCUTS, 29 SMALLER METALCUTS, and SEVERAL HUNDRED BORDER METALCUTS after designs by the MASTER OF THE TRÈS PETITES HEURES OF ANNE OF BRITTANY, JEAN PICHORE, and… Read more
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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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BOOK OF HOURS (USE OF CAMBRAI); illuminated manuscript on parchment, in Latin and French

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$85,000.00

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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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