Original catchwords in ink, lower right at fols. 38v, 46v, 54v, 62v, 70v, 78v, 86v, 94v, 100v, 110v, 118v, 137v, 145v, 153v

One column of eleven lines, frame ruled in purple ink; calendar ruled in red; written area: 72 x 49 mmGothic--textualisNine large illuminated miniatures, some with natural backgrounds, others with grounds checkered in red, blue, and gold, all with decorative initials and within full-page borders; ornamental initials and line-fillers in red, gold, and blue; rubrication in redTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLTwo line illuminated initials KLLarge miniature, John the Baptist (in place of John the Evangelist)Border decorationThree line Illuminated initial ITwo line illuminated initial PTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial ITwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ILarge miniature, AnnunciationBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial QTwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial PTwo line illuminated initial OTwo line illuminated initial OTwo line illuminated initial OTwo line illuminated initial TLarge miniature, VisitationBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial ITwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial BTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial OTwo line illuminated initial BTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial CLarge miniature, NativityBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial ATwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial ATwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ELarge miniature, Annunciation to the ShepherdsBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial ATwo line illuminated initial ATwo line illuminated initial QTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ELarge miniature, Adoration of the MagiBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial ITwo line illuminated initial NTwo line illuminated initial BTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial STwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ELarge miniature, Presentation in the TempleBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial NTwo line illuminated initial LTwo line illuminated initial BTwo line illuminated initial ATwo line illuminated initial MTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial ELarge miniature, Coronation of the VirginBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial CTwo line illuminated initial MTwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial ETwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial STwo line illuminated initial NTwo line illuminated initial UTwo line illuminated initial GTwo line illuminated initial BLarge miniature, King David PenitentBorder decorationThree line Illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial BTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial MTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial DTwo line illuminated initial KTwo line illuminated initial PTwo line illuminated initial O

Modern dark red morocco stamped in black, all edges gilt, decorated clasps

Circa 1430

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