iv+138+iv; 115 x 80 mm bound to 125 x 95 mmFoliation, earlier in ink, upper right recto (skipping fol. 68); later foliation in pencil corrects them or adds correct number lower right recto; references in this record are to the later foliation

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One column of seventeen lines; ruled in faint ink with vertical bounding lines; written area: 63 x 40 mmGothic--rotundaFloral and inhabited borders; red, blue, and gold decorated initials and line fillers throughoutFive line decorated initial OFour line decorated initial OFour line decorated initial AFive line decorated initial OTwo line decorated initial DFive line decorated initial OFive line decorated initial MTwo line decorated initial ITwo line decorated initial LSix line decorated initial QFive line decorated initial OFive line decorated initial DFour line decorated initial DTwo line decorated initial DFive line decorated initial ITwo line decorated initial BTwo line decorated initial DTwo line decorated initial DTwo line decorated initial DTwo line decorated initial DTwo line decorated initial DFour line decorated initial PTwo line decorated initial DFive line decorated initial RTwo line decorated initial DFour line decorated initial ITwo line decorated initial OTwo line 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Mid-nineteenth-century English Russia leather, blind tooled, gilt edges; stamped in gold on spine: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis, Latin Ms, and Flemish XV Century

15th or 16th century

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