EXTREMELY RARE BOOK OF HOURS PRINTED ON VELLUM BY. ARDOUIN: ONLY ONE RECORDED COMPLETE COPY.Two other copies are recorded (Bibliothèque municipal, Versailles and Bibliothèque municipal Lyon), but both incomplete. A1v: almanac giving the dates of the « Dimanche des Brandons» (first Sunday of Lent or Quadragesima Sunday), Easter and Advent for the years 1497 to 1520; f. A5r-B1v: abstracts from the Gospels of the four Evangelists; f. B2r-F2v: Hours of the Virgin, use of Rome f. C4v: Matins of the Holy Cross; f.
C5v: Matins of the Holy Spirit; f. F3r-G1v: seven Penitential Psalms followed by litanies and other prayers; f. G3r-H6r: Office of the Dead; f. Tree of Jesse, f B2v. Adoration of the Shepherds, D1r.
Adoration of the Magi, D3v. Presentation in the Temple, D6r.Coronation of the Virgin E4r. Anointing of King David by Samuel, F3r. Rich man and Lazarus, G2r. 19 small figures illustrating the Gospels and the various prayers at the end of the book John the Apostle; Luke the Evangelist; Matthew the Apostle; Mark the Evangelist; the Crucifixion; Christ and the Angel; the Holy Shroud; the Flight into Egypt; the Archangel Michael; St. Johan the Baptist; John the Apostle; Saints Peter and Paul; Saint James; Saint Stephen; Saint Lawrence; Saint Christopher; Saint Sebastian; Saint Nicholas; Saint Anthony; Saint Anne; Saint Mary Magdalene; Saint Catherine; Saint Margaret; Saint Barbara; Saint Apollonia; Christ Pantocrator; Holy Mary; Saint Barbara. Very good copy of a extremely rare book of hours printed on vellum, in a nice signed binding. Lacombe, Books of Hours Printed in the 15th and the 16th Century, p.
143bis; Moreau, Inventory, I, p. The item "1504 ECESSIVELY RARE BOOK OF HOURS PRINTED ON VELLUM BY CHAPPIEL FOR HARDOUIN" is in sale since Saturday, December 16, 2017.
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