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PSEUDO-AUGUSTINE, Sermones ad fratres in eremo (Sermons to the Brothers in the Desert); Publius...
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PSEUDO-AUGUSTINE, Sermones ad fratres in eremo (Sermons to the Brothers in the Desert); Publius Lentulus, Epistola de forma et statura Jesu Christi ad Senatum romanum (Letter on the form and stature of Jesus Christ to the Roman Senate); sermon by AUGUSTINE; in Latin, manuscript on paper

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF A LATE MEDIEVAL CODEX COPIED BY AN IDENTIFIED SCRIBE FOR HIS PERSONAL USE. In Latin, manuscript on paper, Northern Italy, c. 1458. Dimensions 223 x 150 mm, 64 folios (contemporary foliation 1-72, lacking ff. 63-70), copied in 30-36 long lines in an informal cursive script (mercantesca) by a single scribe, calligraphic initial by scribe and first word of each sermon in the left margin, contemporary marginal annotations including nota bene symbols and corrections to or clarifications of the text. BINDING: CONTEMPORARY, ORIGINAL BINDING of leather spine over wooden boards, remains of tawed leather strap closure, evidence of chain hasp attached to lower back board by three nails. TEXT: A sermon collection, attributed to St. Augustine but certainly a later compilation, was a medieval best seller. Here we find selections from the pseudo-Augustinian collection combined with other texts, perhaps chosen by the scribe, including an apocryphal account of Christ's… Read more
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The  Petites Heures  of Charles VIII of France, Book of Hours (use of Paris); in Latin,...
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The " Petites Heures " of Charles VIII of France, Book of Hours (use of Paris); in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: THE "PETITES HEURES" CHARLES VIII OF FRANCE; TINY BOOK OF HOURS FOR THE PERSONAL USE OF A KING. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, France, Paris, c. 1490-1493 (before 1494). Dimensions 73 x 49 mm., 206 folios, complete, written in dark brown ink in a cursive gothic bookhand on 14 lines, burnished gold initials throughout, 5 large initials with scrolls extending into the margins, ONE HERALDIC MINIATURE, 10 SMALL MINIATURES, 12 FULL-PAGE MINIATURES. BINDING: refined 18th-century(?) paneled gold-tooled brown morocco, 19th-century clasps and catches. ILLUSTRATION: Illuminated by the Master of the Chronique scandaleuse, a masterful artist who often received prestigious commissions from King Charles VIII and other members of the royal family. The successful illuminations in this very tiny manuscript demonstrates the Master of the Chronique scandaleuse's utmost mastery of color at a microscopic scale. Characteristic of his palette is a preference for strong vibrant colors, as… Read more
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on parchment
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on parchment

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UNRECORDED BOOK OF HOURS PRINTED FOR THE FAMED PARISIAN BOOKSELLER AND PUBLISHER, ANTHOINE VÉRARD. In Latin and French, imprint on parchment, France, Paris, Anthoine Vérard, August 22, 1506. Dimensions 180 x 108 mm., 126 folios, complete, red ink ruling added by hand throughout, up to 22 lines of gothic type (bastarda), one- to two-line gold initials on alternately brick red and blue grounds added by hand throughout, 28 SMALL WOOD- AND METALCUTS, 17 LARGE WOOD- AND METALCUTS about two lines of text, figurative wood- and metalcut borders. BINDING: Bound in 19th-century brown leather by Chambolle-Duru, spine with five raised bands and title in gold, "Livre/ D'Heures," gilt edges. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATION: Extremely rare imprint, known only in this copy, of an unrecorded Book of Hours printed for Anthoine Vérard. The illustrations here are based on designs by the Master of the Très Petites Heures of Anne of Brittany made for Vérard (and based on series made for Vostre). This copy is uncolored,… Read more
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment

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VERY TINY AND UNIQUE PRINTED BOOK OF HOURS WITH ILLUMINATED METALCUTS. In Latin and French, illuminated imprint on parchment, Paris, Germain Hardouyn, c. 1534 (almanac for 1534-1546). Dimensions 82 x 50 mm., 120 folios, lacking one leaf at the beginning, all quires signed, printed in Gothic font in twenty-five long lines in black ink, 1- to 2-line initials throughout, 15 large metalcuts in architectonic liquid gold frames, set over six lines of text, all hand-painted in bright colors with liquid gold.BINDING: modern (18th- or 19th century) brown leather with simple blind-tooled borders.ILLUSTRATION: The most striking feature of this hand-illuminated printed Book of Hours is its remarkably small size; includes 15 almost full-page metalcuts, very carefully and thoroughly over-painted likely by an artist working for Germain Hardouyn, who specialized in illuminated imprints. Backgrounds tend to be delineated without much detail; figures are rounded and rather plump; palette features blue, mauve, red, and… Read more
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on paper
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Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome); in Latin and French, imprint on paper

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PRINT AND CHANGING TASTE ON THE THRESHOLD OF MODERN FRANCE. Printed on paper, in Latin and French, Paris, THIELMANN KERVER, 1556 (almanac for 1556-1563). Dimensions 160 x 100 mm. 179 ff., printed on paper in red and black, Roman letter type, paper ruled in light red, 18 LARGE WOODCUTS, 1 SMALL WOODCUT, BORDERS ON EACH PAGE, including title-page, of headpieces, side-strips and footpieces with birds, flowers, animals and a variety of FRENCH ROYAL INSIGNIA. BINDING: sixteenth-century binding of gold-tooled brown polished calf over pasteboard, preserving contemporary boards, smooth spine with gilt fleurons and fillets (rebacked), edges gilt, edges cracked, likely due to rebacking. ILLUSTRATION: Printed in Paris by Thielmann Kerver II (the Younger), this is a good example of how a printer's material and woodblocks were passed on and reused throughout the sixteenth century. The material can be traced back to the famous printer and graphic artist Geoffroy Tory (c. 1480-1533), something of a "French… Read more
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