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  • M6552 Leaf from a miniature Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, [England, made for English market, mid-fifteenth century]

 Single leaf from a Calendar (September), with 16 lines of records of saints' death days and other religious feasts, one large initial 'KL' in liquid gold on blue and burgundy grounds, important entries in red or lined through in red, some near-contemporary additions, some cockling and small stains, else in good condition, approximately 95 by 62mm.

A near-contemporary hand, perhaps that of the original owner, added five names in prickly script in black ink to this leaf, including a supplication to the quintessentially northern English saint, Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c.634-87) on 4 September.
  • M6552 Leaf from a miniature Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, [England, made for English market, mid-fifteenth century]

 Single leaf from a Calendar (September), with 16 lines of records of saints' death days and other religious feasts, one large initial 'KL' in liquid gold on blue and burgundy grounds, important entries in red or lined through in red, some near-contemporary additions, some cockling and small stains, else in good condition, approximately 95 by 62mm.

A near-contemporary hand, perhaps that of the original owner, added five names in prickly script in black ink to this leaf, including a supplication to the quintessentially northern English saint, Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c.634-87) on 4 September.

M6552 Leaf from a miniature Book of Hours, England, mid-15th c.

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M6552 Leaf from a miniature Book of Hours, in Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment, [England, made for English market, mid-fifteenth century]

 Single leaf from a Calendar (September), with 16 lines of records of saints' death days and other religious feasts, one large initial 'KL' in liquid gold on blue and burgundy grounds, important entries in red or lined through in red, some near-contemporary additions, some cockling and small stains, else in good condition, approximately 95 by 62mm.

A near-contemporary hand, perhaps that of the original owner, added five names in prickly script in black ink to this leaf, including a supplication to the quintessentially northern English saint, Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (c.634-87) on 4 September.

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