Paper - 18 x 11.5 cm.
This 16th century page is from a Latin Book of Prayers printed on paper in France, ca. 1520.
Before 1497, books of hours were handwritten. This is a page from a printed book. Illustrations are printed next to the text with bible scenes.
This is a printed paper page, with the edge decoration applied by wooden stamps. This concerns a calendar page of February and March from the 16th century.
Condition: although 500 years old, the manuscript is still in good condition. The paper has slightly browned and has brown stains, Elements that determine the value: its rarity, quality, age and attractiveness. This is a masterpiece in any serious collection.
- Single sheet
- Number of Books
- Bibles, Incunabula & early printing
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- kalenderblad met randdecoratie uit een getijdenboek ca.
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Loose page
- 18×11.5 cm