Catalogue of the manuscripts at Ashburnham place [the property of the earl of Ashburnham]. Appendix

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Page 2 - A lytel boke of. . .viii. l. vi. s. viii. d. and hit. . .a holy man. . .was over seyne, and redd be Doctor Thomas Ebb. . .al and Doctor Ryve. . .my modir bought hit.
Page 36 - Seventeen highly finished paintings in Indian ink, including the title page. Each design is followed by an extract from the gospels descriptive of the subject represented, and by a prayer and meditations, all in German and very neatly written ; the initials slightly heightened with gold. The paintings are all inscribed with the letters PPRF On one of the fly leaves is written :—" This booke was given by Peter Paul Rubens to his teacher and friend Octavio Van Veen, — Charles Henry van Prague.
Page 42 - At the top of the first page are the royal arms quarterly, France and England, and each book has an illuminated initial, with the arms of Eton College, and a marginal ornament in gold and colours. There are ten leaves preceding the beginning of the book.
Page 22 - Qui servare libris preciosis nescit honorem Illius a manibus sit procul iste liber*.

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