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    [Illuminated Manuscripts]. Group of Thirteen Leaves. [France, Italy, Germany: fifteenth and sixteen centuries]. Illuminated manuscript leaves on vellum. Very good. Includes Medieval Manuscript leaves from several Books of Hours, a Gradual, a Book of Hours Calendar, a Psalter, a Hymnal, and the 22nd Psalm ("Dominus regit me, et nihil..." "The Lord is my shepard, I shall not....") with Psalm 23 on the verso.

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    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Book of Hours
    France, Use of Paris, c1450-1475
    On vellum, in Latin, (155 x 105 mm.).
    Single column text in Gothic script with highly burnished gold initials.

    Illuminated Manuscript Leaf from a Medieval Book of Hours
    Paris, France; Use of Paris; c1500
    On vellum, 160 x 110 mm. Latin Gothic script with burnished gold initials and panel border in painted gold.
    Passage: Second lesson, 1st Nocturn,
    Hour of Matins, Office of the Dead.
    Recto: Job 10:3-7; Verso: Third Lesson, Job 10:8-12.

    Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Gradual
    France, Early Sixteenth Century
    On Paper, in Latin, 130 x 85 mm.
    8 four-line noted staves.


    Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript
    Calendar Page for April
    Book of Hours, in French, on Vellum
    c. 1500, lettre batarde script with large painted gold letters "KL" 140 x 95 mm.

    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Book of Hours
    France, Use of Angers, c1450-1475
    On Vellum, in Latin, (150 x 110 mm.).
    Single colume text in Gothic script with highly burnished gold initial.

    Illuminated Manuscript Leaf from a Medieval Book of Hours
    Rouen, France; Use of Rouen; c1475
    On vellum, 175 x 115 mm. Latin Gothic script with burnished gold initials and line fillers.

    Illuminated Manuscript Leaf from a Medieval Book of Hours
    Northern France, Use of Rome, Late 15th Century
    On vellum, 130 x 85 mm. Latin lettre batarde script with gold initials.

    Illuminated Manuscript Leaf from a Medieval Book of Hours
    North Italy; Use of Rome; c1480
    On vellum, in Latin, 120 x 90 mm.
    Large initials in red or blue with ornate contrasting penwork.

    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Psalter
    Germany, 2nd Half 15th Century
    On Vellum, in Latin, 140 x 100 mm.
    Text in Gothic script with alternating blue and red initials.

    Music of 4-Line Staves, Hymns with large calligraphic initials through out in alternating red and blue.
    Two pages of full bifolio displayed (140 x 200 mm.).

    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript
    The Summa de Casibus Conscientiae of Bartolomeo da San Concordio (1262-1347)
    An encyclopedia of canon law compiled in 1338.
    Decime (On tithes, ecclesiastical tax.)
    S. Germany or Austria, 2nd Quarter-15th century
    On Vellum, in Latin, 175 x 120 mm. Text in rounded Gothic script with red & blue initials.

    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Psalter
    German, 2nd Half 15th Century
    On Vellum, in Latin, 140 x 100 mm.
    Text in Gothic script with alternating blue and red initials.

    A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Psalter
    Germany 2nd Half 15th Century
    On Vellum, in Latin, 140 x 100 mm.
    Text in Gothic script with alternating blue and red initials.

    The 22nd Psalm (Psalm 23, K.J.V.)
    "Dominus regit me, et nihil..."
    (The Lord is my shepard, I shall not...")
    Psalm 23 on verso
    (Ps. 24, K.J.V.)



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