"[Book of Hours Leaf]", Hardouin, Gilles
Subject: Early Printing
Period: 1526 (published)
Publication: Horae B.V.M. Secundumusum Romanvorn
Color: Hand Color
3.8 x 6.2 inches
9.7 x 15.7 cm
Scarce vellum leaf printed in Gothic textura type with illuminated capitals. The text is surrounded by elaborate scenes, which are iron engravings. Printed vellum Book of Hours leaves are very scarce, as they were only produced between 1496 and 1530.
There is some stray green color in the margins that also bleeds into the border on verso.