M1503 Leaf from a Book of Hours, France, c. 1460 A single leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, on vellum. Written in a beautiful rounded gothic hand, brown ink, with ruling and rubrics in red. Versal initials in highly burnished gold on a ground of blue and burgundy with white tracery. Line-fillers in the same colors. Large initial “A” in gold leaf opens Psalm 123, "Ad the levavi…." (Unto you O Lord do I lift my eyes….) Size: 6 3/8 x 4 5/8. Mat size: 8 x 10.