• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    DEVOTIONS AND PRAYERS, in Dutch, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER

    Price Realised  

    DEVOTIONS AND PRAYERS, in Dutch, DECORATED MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER

    [north Holland, 15th century]143 x 102mm. iv + 215 leaves, COMPLETE, 18 lines in black ink, one- and two-line initials in red, remains of tabs, signature marks in lower corners (some minor marginal worming or soiling). Original vellum wallet binding with patterned brass clasp. Provenance: Convent of St Cecilia in Hoorn; for the use of the Regulars in Blokker near Hoorn (early 16th-century ownership inscription, incompletely dated, on f.i) -- bought by Mari Wouters, daughter of Luci Wouters (16th-century inscriptions to ff.i and iii).


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