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Prayer Book

Place of origin, date:

St. Trond; c. 1570-1580


Vellum, ff. 103, 130x95 (80x58) mm, 15 lines, littera cursiva (cancelleresca), Binding: 19th-century brown leather; gilt


38 full-page miniatures (84/73x60/54 mm) with border decoration; 12 miniatures in the calendar (35/27x63/59 mm); 3 illustrations in the margin; decorated initials with border decoration (ff. 17r, 22r, 31r, 37r, 55r, etc.)


Probably made for Libertus Schaloun (Librecht van Hulsbergen), prior of the Abby of St. Trond. E. Denie, Antwerp (1941). Acquired in 1952 from antiquarian bookseller A.L. van Gendt, Eemnes (cat. 4, p. 38-39, nr. 129, fig.), as a present from the Friends of theLibrary


Calendar of the Abby of St. Trond: feasts in red include St. Eucherius (20 February), St. Libertus (14 July), Translation of St. Trudo and St. Eucherius (11 August), St. Trudo (23 November)


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