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  • M8825 A Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours, France, c. 1450

Written in a single column of 13 lines in a lettre batarde script in brown ink with versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy.  Two-line initial "L" on recto opens Psalm 121, "Levavi oculis..." (I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains....)  The verso of leaf features ascenders in the upper margin which have drawn faces.  Left margin is slightly trimmed, otherwise in fine condition.  Size: 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 inches.  A splendid example of a leaf from a miniature book.
  • M8825 A Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours, France, c. 1450

Written in a single column of 13 lines in a lettre batarde script in brown ink with versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy.  Two-line initial "L" on recto opens Psalm 121, "Levavi oculis..." (I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains....)  The verso of leaf features ascenders in the upper margin which have drawn faces.  Left margin is slightly trimmed, otherwise in fine condition.  Size: 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 inches.  A splendid example of a leaf from a miniature book.

M8825 Single Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours, France, c. 1450

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M8825 A Leaf from a Miniature Book of Hours, France, c. 1450

Written in a single column of 13 lines in a lettre batarde script in brown ink with versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy.  Two-line initial "L" on recto opens Psalm 121, "Levavi oculis..." (I will lift up mine eyes to the mountains....)  The verso of leaf features ascenders in the upper margin which have drawn faces.  Left margin is slightly trimmed, otherwise in fine condition.  Size: 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 inches.  A splendid example of a leaf from a miniature book.

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