Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(CATHOLIC LITURGY.) [Prayer book.] illuminated manuscript in latin, written in Gothic script in black ink with 1- and 2-line initials in red and blue, recto and verso, on vellum. with eight-line decorated initial o and penwork border on leaf 1r, 3-line initial on 39r, and 5-line decorated initial on 46v, the latter 2 with penwork marginal extensions. 47 (of ?) leaves. 116x84 mm, later blind-stamped vellum boards; soiling in lower outer corners through most of volume, first few leaves heavily stained and soiled. Northern Netherlands, later 15th century

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Devotional miscellany beginning with Oratio devota ad sanctam trinitatem ante sanctam co[m]munionem dicenda; other texts include prayers to the Virgin and the Jubilus attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux.