1470 STUNNING Illuminated Book of Hours Handwritten Medieval Manuscript Bible

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An exceedingly rare and valuable 15th-century manuscript ‘Book of Hours’!

 

This miniature tome includes 26 handwritten vellum leaves, a considerably large number of leaves for volumes such as these. Hours and prayers have always been an important part of Catholic tradition and this pocket-style book is no exception. In fact, this book features stunning, hand-colored initials and art.

 

These leaves contain prayers and liturgy – Matins, Psalms, hymns, Lauds, litanies, and other scriptural passages. Note these texts:

  • Ave Maria, gratia plena…
  • Jubilate Deo… (Psalms 94, 8, 18, 62, 149, 99, 150…)
  • Te deum…
  • “Da pacem domine” – prayer of peace
  • Luke 1:68ff

$9,500.00

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1470 STUNNING Illuminated Book of Hours Handwritten Medieval Manuscript Bible

 

An exceedingly rare and valuable 15th-century manuscript ‘Book of Hours’!

 

This miniature tome includes 26 handwritten vellum leaves, a considerably large number of leaves for volumes such as these. Hours and prayers have always been an important part of Catholic tradition and this pocket-style book is no exception. In fact, this book features stunning, hand-colored initials and art.

 

These leaves contain prayers and liturgy – Matins, Psalms, hymns, Lauds, litanies, and other scriptural passages. Note these texts:

  • Ave Maria, gratia plena…
  • Jubilate Deo… (Psalms 94, 8, 18, 62, 149, 99, 150…)
  • Te deum…
  • “Da pacem domine” – prayer of peace
  • Luke 1:68ff

 

Item number: #13371

Price: $9500

 

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Manuscript Book of Hours

ca. 1400-1470.

 

Details:

  • Collation: complete with all pages
    • 26 vellum leaves
    • 150+ hand-painted initials
    • Painting of St. John kneeling
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
    • Includes custom slipcase
  • Size: ~4.25in X 3in (10.5cm x 7.5cm)

 

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13371

Category

Religion

Authors

manuscript

Printing Date

1450-1501 Incunable

Language

Latin

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete