[Leaf from Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht]
n.p. n.p., ca. 15th century. An exquisite manuscript leaf in Dutch written on vellum from the Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht according to research by previous owner. It probably dates from the mid 15th century. The text is 20 lines on each page with three one-line and two two-line initials in red and blue. The lines setting out the margins are faintly visible. With small spot to lower margin visible on both sides of the leaf, a few other minor spots, and a small tear to the bottom of the fore-edge. Slight creasing along the margins. Measures 4 x 5.5 inches. A lovely example of a manuscript written contemporaneously with the development of printing. MANU/041323. Very Good.