Psalter

Psalterium

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Canberra, The Australian National University Library, Shelfmark Pending

Maggs Bros., European Miniatures and Illumination & Calligraphy also early writing from Egypt. Bulletin No. 11. London (November 1982) , 17

Remarks by the Editor:

no 53 in catalogue, plate  XVII.

The connection with Ege is not noted in the description.

General Information

Title: Illuminated vellum leaf from a Book of Devotions (the prayers in French).

Script, Hands:

Written in handsome large Gothic characters, with ornamental capitals.

General Remarks:

From an unusually fine book of devotions; evidently a de-luxe production, and probably commissioned for a special gift.

Original Condition

Number of Lines: at least 14

Number of Columns: 1

Book Decoration

Description:

With initials and leafy stems in gold and colours forming half borders.