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Illuminated Leaf From the Book of Hours in French, Circa 15th Century
Published for owner, 1450-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Framed leaf. 5 x 4.25 in. for leaf. 14.25 x 17 in for frame. Hand-written blackletter lettering in French on contemporary vellum. Red and blue ornament with some gilt admonishments. Two sided leaf house in double paned frame. Vellum leaf in is near fine condition. Lettering is of the Bastarda style, the hybrid mixture of cursiva and textualis used in French texts during the 15th century. The French text is a prayer for the owner strength to stay on the path of the faithful and to ask for mercy if she deviates from the Christian path. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.
      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
Last Found On: 2014-10-29           Check availability:      Biblio    


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