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Lambert of St. Omer, Liber Floridus

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Lille and Ninove; 1460


Vellum, ff. 225, 408x286 (304x215) mm, 40 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 18th-century brown leather; gilt; with coat of arms of Stadholder William V


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made for Pierre de Goux et de Wedergraete (d. 1471). Philip of Cleves (d. 1528; signature); purchased in 1531 from his estate by Henri III, Count of Nassau (d. 1538); by descent to the Princes of Orange-Nassau, the later Stadholders, at The Hague; carried off in 1795to Paris by the French and restituted to the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in 1816


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