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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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Vulgate Bible; in Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment

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LARGE FORMAT EARLY THIRTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH BIBLE OF CONSIDERABLE SCHOLARLY IMPORTANCE. In Latin, decorated manuscript on parchment, England, c. 1220-1230; c. 1230-1240. Dimensions 350 x 240 mm., 304 folios, missing leaf in Genesis, a quire with the end of Job and the Psalms, two leaves from Maccabees, layout varies, hand 1: written on the top line in a gothic… Read more
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image of JAN VAN BREDERODE, Des Coninx Summe, Dutch translation of LAURENT D’ORLÉANS, La Somme le Roy (The King’s Summa); Die passy vur ene[n] corte sey[?] and Die heilighe passy zeer cort en[de] goet (Two Texts on the Passion of Christ); JOHANNES BRUGMAN, XV Goede punten ende leringhe (Fifteen Good and Learned Points); Three Rhymed Exempla; Decorated manuscript on paper, in Dutch

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ONLY KNOWN COPY IN PRIVATE HANDS OF THE MIRROR FOR PRINCE'S TEXT, LA SOMME LE ROY, IN DUTCH TRANSLATION BY JAN VAN BREDERODE. Decorated manuscript on paper, in Dutch, Northern Netherlands (near Utrecht), dated 1487. Dimensions 207 x 145 mm. 124 folios, prickings still present in most of the leaves, written in a littera cursiva by one hand in 29-32… Read more
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Statutes and Register of the Confraternity of the Five Wounds of Our Lord; manuscript on parchment and paper, in Italian

by Statutes and Register of the Confraternity of the Five Wounds of Our Lord

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ONLY SURVIVING MANUSCRIPT OF THE UNEDITED AND UNPRINTED STATUTES OF PARMA'S CONFRATERNITY OF THE FIVE WOUNDS OF OUR LORD. Manuscript on parchment and paper, in Italian, Italy (Parma), 1563-1735. Dimensions c. 265 x c. 190 mm. 24 (parchment) + 6 (paper) folios, WRITTEN IN 4 PARTS: (i) ff. 1-4v written in Italian Humanistic script by two hands, imprint and traces… Read more
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