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   Complete Book of Hours - circa 1475

 

Description:

IM-9869: (117x81 mm), (HORAE B.M.V.) Illuminated liturgical manuscript in Latin, written in bâtarde script in brown ink, 15 lines (except Calendar in 18), recto and verso, ON VELLUM. WITH TWELVE MINIATURES WITHIN FULL-PAGE BORDERS IN COLORS AND GOLD; SEVEN ADDITIONAL FULL-PAGE BORDERS on text pages; 3-line divisional initials in blue on gold ground with floral decoration in colors; one- and two-line initials and line fills in gold alternately on blue and red ground throughout.


156 leaves (the last blank except for ruling), complete. 17th-century olive morocco, spine attractively gilt with ornamental tooling; margins trimmed just entering the top of several miniatures, light stain in lower margins at beginning and end, occasional minor soiling and wrinkling of vellum. France: Tours(?), circa 1475 .


Use of Angers. Contents: Calendar, 1r-12v; Hours of the Virgin, 13r-69v; Seven Penitential Psalms and Litany, 70r-104v; Office of the Dead and Suffrages for Saints Christopher and Sebastian, 105r-155v.


Miniatures: Annunciation, 13r; Arrest of Christ, 36r; Christ before Caiaphas, 43r; Christ Carrying the Cross, 47v; Christ Nailed to the Cross, 51v; Crucifixion, 55v; Descent from the Cross, 59r; Entombment, 65r; David and Goliath, 70r; Pieta, 79r; Trinity, 90v; and Corpse in Prayer, 105r.


Provenance: Latin ownership inscription of Edward Jerningham, likely the English poet/playwright (1737-1812), a gift from Jacob Robson. 19th century bookseller’s account in French on front free endpaper.

Inventory Number: IM-9867

Dealer  

Charles Edwin Puckett
Contact   Charles Edwin Puckett Phone: 3306680032
Period: Pre-1600
Date: c. 1475
Origin: France
Condition: Very Good
Measurements: 117x81mm
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Price: POR
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