ROSARY, PRAYERBOOK MAINLY ON PATER NOSTER AND AVE MARIA

MS 012
MS Short Title ROSARY, PRAYERBOOK MAINLY ON PATER NOSTER AND AVE MARIA
Text ROSARY, PRAYERBOOK MAINLY ON PATER NOSTER AND AVE MARIA
Description MS in Latin and French, with Flemish on the flyleaves, on vellum, Tournai, France, 1475-90, 71 ff. (-5), 18x12 cm, single column (14x9 cm), 15 lines in a Gothic liturgical book script, 37 half-page miniatures within full borders in burnished and liquid gold and colours with early forms of the "Ghent/Bruges border style".
Binding England, 19th c. red morocco gilt, sewn on 3 bands.
Provenance 1. Adrian and Margaret, Tournai (late 15th c.) patrons of the MS; 2. James Comerford, F.S.A. (until 1881); 3. Sotheby´s 16.11.1881:836; 4. Heligan (from 1881); 5. Sotheby's 2.12.1986:55.
Commentary The ends are offsets from Flemish pilgrim badges including an upright standing figure from the shrine of St. Adrian at the Benedictine Abbey, Geraardsbergen, Cambrai, Belgium, cf. MSS 006/1, 006/2 and 695.
Place of origin Tournai, France
Dates 1475-90,

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