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“GLORY BE TO THE FATHER, AND TO THE SON: AND TO THE HOLY GHOST”

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from a Book of Hours. Northwest France, circa 1450-75.

Exquisite illuminated miniature from a French Book of Hours, an exceptional, large, domed, hand-colored image depicting the Crucifixion, with the Latin text of the Ave Maria on the verso, most rare. $8800.

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"MAKE HASTE, O GOD, TO DELIVER ME"

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from a Book of Hours. Likely Rouen, France, circa 1475.

Lovely illuminated miniature from a French Book of Hours, a beautiful hand-colored image depicting the Visitation, with four lines of Latin text from the Hours of the Virgin in Gothic script, a three-line initial, a one-line initial, and two line extenders beneath the image, beautifully bordered with flowers and acanthus leaves. $8800.

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"THIS IS WHAT THE LORD HAS COMMANDED TO BE DONE"

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from Medieval Bible. England, circa 1240.

Large illuminated leaf from a 13th-century English Bible, scribed in Latin and taken from Leviticus 2-11, with eight one-line initials, eight one-line numerals, a heading, and elaborate scrollwork, all in red and blue. $2500.

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HANDSOME EARLY 13TH-CENTURY ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A FRENCH BIBLE FEATURING TEXT FROM LETTERS "F" AND "G" OF ITS LEXICON, WITH RED INITIAL AND BLUE SCROLLWORK

(ILLUMINATED LEAF). Illuminated Leaf from Medieval Bible. France, circa 1220.

Lovely illuminated leaf from an early 13th-century French Bible, scribed in Latin and taken from its lexicon (letters "F" and "G"), with one two-line initial in red and blue scrollwork. $2000.

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