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Books of Hours

6 Books from the 1470’s

#945G Eusebius (c. 260-c. 340) Eusebius Pa[m]phili de eua[n]gelica preparac[i]o[n]e ex greco in latinu[m] translatus Incipit feliciter. [ Cologne, Ulrich Zel, not after 1473]. $19,000 Folio 29 x21 cm. Signatures:  [a]12, [b-o]10, [p]8 The copy at the Vienna Schottenstift has... Continue Reading →

Saint Jerome & the medieval phenomenon of ‘Pious Fraud’* or Exitus acta probat.

Exitus acta probat.  OVID Heroides, II, 85.    "the outcome justifies the means." This week I have been working on a fifteenth-century manuscript which satisfies most of the qualities of a Pious Fraud .  "Pious fraud is used to describe fraud in religion. A... Continue Reading →

Saint Jerome & the medieval phenomenon of ‘Pious Fraud’* or Exitus acta probat.

Exitus acta probat.  OVID Heroides, II, 85.    "the outcome justifies the means." This week I have been working on a fifteenth-century manuscript which satisfies most of the qualities of a Pious Fraud .  "Pious fraud is used to describe fraud in religion. A... Continue Reading →

Hardouyn Heures on vellum!

N. Heures a lusaige de Romme tout au long sans riens requerir : avec les figures de la vie de lhomme: et la destruction de hierusa=lem. Tout pour le Mieulx. Paris : Par Gillet Hardouyn imprimeur, 1509     $Sold Large Quarto... Continue Reading →

Hardouyn Heures on vellum!

N. Heures a lusaige de Romme tout au long sans riens requerir : avec les figures de la vie de lhomme: et la destruction de hierusa=lem. Tout pour le Mieulx. Paris : Par Gillet Hardouyn imprimeur, 1509     $Sold Large Quarto... Continue Reading →

Hardouyn Heures on vellum!

247J. Heures a lusaige de Romme tout au long                           sans riens requerir : avec les figures de la                    ... Continue Reading →

349G Book of Hours. part II

This post is a continuation of yesterdays, I'm making our way through this wonderful book of Hours, first I'll identify and ramble on about the miniatures, I will be adding to the blog daily as I have time. Because of... Continue Reading →

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