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Book of Hours (use of Tournai)

Place of origin, date:

Dioces Tournai; 1535


Vellum, ff. 95, 183x129 (105x65) mm, 19 lines, littera hybrida, Binding: contemporary brown leather; blind made by Johannes Guilebert


9 full-page miniatures (117/110x74/60 mm); 14 miniatures (96/39x70/42 mm); 2 illustrations in the margin; decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 36r, 47r, 73r, 75r, 77r, etc.)


Purchased in 1909 as part of the collection of bookbindings of Anton W.M. Mensing (1866-1936) of Amsterdam (no. 5)


Missing one or more quires at the beginning, probably containing calendar. Text of None of Hours of the Virgin, with miniature on opening page, lost. Full-page miniature probably lost before f. 36 (Hours of the Virgin, Vespers)


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