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Book of Hours in Latin and French (use of Paris)

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Paris, follower of the Master of Jean Rolin (illuminator); c. 1450


Vellum, ff. 183, 208x156 (115x70) mm, 16 lines, littera textualis, Binding: 17th-century red leathergilt; with coat of arms and motto of the Discalced Carmelites


12 miniatures (110x70 mm); decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 13r, 14r, 14v, 18v, 23r, etc.)


Antoine Moriau (1699-1760), procureur du Roi [de France] et de la ville [de Paris]. Purchased in 1909 as part of the collection of bookbindings of Anton W.M. Mensing (1866-1936) of Amsterdam (no. 1)


Paris calendar: feasts in red include St. Geneviève (3 Januar). Incomplete at end. Related in style to New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, M 282; Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, I.B. 30


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