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Prayer Book

Place of origin, date:

Albergen, Monastery St. Anthoniusberg, Canons Regular, Zweder Buerbanck (scribe?); c. 1475-1500


Vellum, ff. 176, 121x89 (82x51) mm, 16 lines, littera hybrida, Binding: 17th-/18th-century brown leather; blind


2 historiated initials (55x55/50 mm) with border decoration; 1 decorated initial with border decoration (f. 130r); decorated initials with pen-flourishes in a style related to Arnhem (ff. 35r, 146v); penwork initials with pen-flourishes in a style related to Arnhem(ff. 12r, 18r, 29r, 53v, 58r, etc.)


Made for a sister Buerbanck, probably Sister of the Common Life at the Convent Wijtenhuis, Zwolle, by her brother, Canon Regular at Albergen. Yancken Heermens, Sister of the Common Life, Convent Wijtenhuis, Zwolle (16th century). Collection J.G.R. Acquoy (book-plate),purchased in 1897


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