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Five illuminated leaves from four Books of Hours, in Latin and French [France, c.1450-1500]
5 leaves, vellum, consisting of: (a) a leaf, c.196x146mm, 17-21 lines, with the end of a creed IN FRENCH (‘Ie croy quil resuscita ai iii iour de mort a vie, Ie croy quil monta es cieux …’) followed by a Latin devotion, foliated ‘181’; (b) the August leaf from a calendar c.193x131mm, with Taurinus of Evreux and Indegund (presumably in error for Radegund); (c) the August leaf from another calendar, c.173x120; (d, e) one leaf from the Hours of the Virgin and one from the suffrages to saints, c.195x148mm, 16 lines, c.117x75mm, each with illuminated initials and partial borders
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