Rare and original manuscript leaf on vellum (thin parchment), from a French book of hours from c. 1430 - fully handwritten in Gothic script, text in one column of 14 lines and classic initial and border decorations from that time - c. 1430 - 10.2 × 8.1 cm. Text in Latin.
Condition: Fair / Good - the leaf is corrugated - slightly discoloured at the top and at the side edge - a very light contemporary line is visible in the bottom margin - solid vellum - colours are well preserved - considering its age of more than 590 years, the leaf is in fairly good condition.
Unique and richly decorated document from the Middle Ages, double-sided and completely handwritten, not printed. Produced in France. Written in dark brown ink and provided with eleven beautiful gold initials on a red and blue background. In addition, there are beautifully gilt-heightened decorations.
- Número de libros
- Biblias, Manuscritos
- Autor/ Ilustrador
- Título del libro
- Illuminated Leaf from a Medieval Book of Hours
- Año de publicación artículo más antiguo
- Primera edición
- Lengua original
- Número de páginas
- 10×8 cm