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A single leaf (130 x 100mm) from a manuscript written on vellum, on the recto the first five lines in red ink, followed by a 3-line illuminated initial "G" in red, blue and gold and ten lines in brown ink, with an historiated border of scrolls, strawberries and a wyvern on a gilt ground, close cropped at fore-edge, the verso with fifteen lines in brown ink. This leaf is highly unsusual in that while it is a French manuscript it is written in the German language. The text is a prayer by Saint Augustine on the forgiving of sins, probably from a Book of Hours, but possibly simply from a book of miscellaneous prayers. Such manuscripts, produced in France for the German market, are not unknown but they are very rare indeed compared with the standard Livre d'Heures.
      [Bookseller: H M Fletcher]
Last Found On: 2016-10-03           Check availability:      PBFA    


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