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    1460 Horae B.M.V. Illuminated Manuscript Leaf. A leaf from a Book of Hours, France, 1460, manuscript on vellum, Latin text, 4" x 5.5". Seventeen lines of text on the front with one four-line and two smaller illuminated initials burnished in gold inside three wide decorative borders. Exhibits unusually fine and detailed workmanship. Seventeen lines of text on the verso with four initials burnished in gold. The text is from Psalms. A beautiful example of late medieval French craft. Excellent for display. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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