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Le séjour de deuil pour la mort de Philippe de Commines

Place of origin, date:

France; 1512


Vellum, ff. 24, 260x175 (185x110) mm, 31 lines, littera cursiva (lettre bourguignonne), Binding: 18th-century brown leather; gilt on spine


17 miniatures (125/105x110 mm); decorated initials (ff. 2r, 3v, 4v, 5r, 6r, etc.)


dedicated by the author to Hélène de Chambes, widow of Philippe de Commines (1447-1511). Anne de Bavière, Princesse Palatine at the Castle of Anet; purchased in 1724 at the sale of this library at P. Gandouin at Paris (15 Nov) by Cardinal G. Du Bois; sale of G. Du Boisand J.P. Bignon in 1725 at J. Swart & P. de Hondt, The Hague (cat. 27 Aug., pt. 1, p. 545 no. 5418). J.H. van Wassenaer-van Obdam; his sale in 1750 at P. de Hondt, The Hague (cat. 10 Aug., p. 62 no. 793). Purchased in 1816 at the sale of the collection of J.Th. Royer of The Hague (d.1807; signature with motto `Constanter') at B. Scheurleer & A. Bakhuyzen, The Hague (cat. 1-6 Apr., p. 63 no. 785) by the KB


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