The Illuminated Calendar and Home Diary for 1848

n.p. n.p., n.d. Hardcover. Scarce. A reproduction of a beautiful manuscript from the "Hours" of the Duke of Anjou, King of Sicily and Jerusalem, now in the Bibliotecheque Royale, Paris. The original was created about the year 1380. With prefatory text about the original followed by lovely color and gilt illustrations for each month and a monthly calendar with a line to record information for each day. The text pages are detached from the text block but the illuminations are firmly attached. All of the pages are in very good condition. Bound in cream cloth with beige linen binding. The cover is ornately decorated with gilt, red, and blue designs and ornaments. Scuffing, bumping, and soiling but still attractive. 7.5 x 11 inches. Unpaginated. ILLUM/041819. Very Good.

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Price: $50.00

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