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Le Livre de Sidrac le philosophe.
Honorius of Autun, Lucidaire. Translation from the Latin (`le second Lucidaire'; redaction abrégée)

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France, Guillebert de Mets (scribe); c. 1410-1419


Vellum, ff. 211, 404x292 (262x176) mm, 40 lines, littera hybrida, Binding: 18th-century brown leather; gilt; with coat of arms of Stadholder William V


2 two-column miniatures (122x173 and 106x176 mm) with decorated initials and border decoration; 2 schematic drawings; penwork initials with pen-flourishes (only in indexes ff. 1r-15v, 190r-191r)


Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1467; inventory of 1467); by descent to Maximilian of Austria (inventory of 1487). Probably acquired by the Counts of Nassau Engelbert II (d. 1504) or Henri III (d. 1538); by descent to the Princes of Orange-Nassau, the laterStadholders, at The Hague; carried off to Paris by the French and restituted to the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in 1816


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