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[GERMAN CALLIGRAPHIC PRAYER BOOK.] Manuel das ist Handbüchlein Darinnen Morgen und Abent Segen sambt andern Christlichen andachten zu finden. Geschrieben in Nirnberg Anno 1660. PAINTED AND CALLIGRAPHIC MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM. Nuremberg, 1660 or 1682.
92 x 69 mm. 89 leaves, manuscript in black, blue, red and gold ink on vellum. 20th century blue morocco gilt.
The illumination includes: fine illuminated title; 5 watercolors of flowers (pp. 32,97, 142, 154, 172); 4 emblematic drawings (pp. 39, 130, 147, 168); one drawing of a landscape (p. 133); 5 calligraphic designs (pp. 69, 81, 108, 136, 160); and three other design (pp. 45, 57, 94
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