Lot 16
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BOOK OF HOURS, USE OF SARUM, IN LATIN [SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS (BRUGES), 15TH CENTURY (C.1470S)]

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40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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  • Use of Sarum, in Latin [Southern Netherlands (Bruges), 15th century (c.1470s)]
c.195x135mm, manuscript on vellum, iv+204+iv leaves, foliated in the lower left corners, apparently complete, mainly in quires of eight leaves plus miniatures on inserted leaves, 18 lines, written space c.115x70mm, illuminated with twenty-five full-page miniatures each surrounded by a full border and facing a page with a full border and 5-line stylized illuminated initial, one diaper background (f.16v) and one face (f.30v) rubbed, slight flaking to one landscape (f.40v), otherwise in near-pristine condition; 19th-century Parisian binding signed by [Charles] Capé (1806–1867), sewn on five bands and bound brown morocco over pasteboards, blind-tooled with Renaissance-style ornaments, gilt spine title ‘Preces Piae’, gilt edges, marbled endleaves, in a modern box
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