Manuscript - Tours - Rouen, sheet from a Book of Hours c.a. - 1430

Description
Manuscript - Tours - Rouen, sheet from a Book of Hours c.a. - 1430
Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - Manuscript

Original manuscript - 15th century - vellum - 9 × 6.5 cm.

Condition: although almost 600 years old, the manuscript is still in good condition; the vellum is slightly browned. Elements that determine the value: its rarity, quality, age and attractiveness. This is a masterpiece in any serious collection.

These 15th-century manuscript leaves are from a Latin prayer book written in France. The text is written with brown and partly red ink, while the initials are marked with red and blue ink and some initials are gilt-heightened, the initials are decorated with fine penwork with trails. All text on these leaves is written by hand.

Lot details
Object
Manuscript
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Manuscripts, Religion
Author/ Illustrator
Manuscript
Book Title
Tours - Rouen, sheet from a Book of Hours c.a.
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1430
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Latin
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Loose page
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
9×6.5 cm
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