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64 INCHES ALIA anno arms BEATI Begins belonged blank blue border BOUND calendar CALENDARIO CALF BINDING CENTURY chap chapters character collection Colophon colours and gold columns with rubrics commencement containing copy cover CRIMSON domini double columns Duke ejusdem English Explicit flowers FOLIO four France given gold and colours hand Henry illuminated initials imperfect INCHES Jehan John King last leaf later Latin leaf leaves letters Liber LIBRI lines lord marginal marginal ornaments miniature paintings MOROCCO notes numbered occupying occur Officium original ornaments prayers present prologue QUARTO regis representing ROMAN rubrics and illuminated rubrics and initials sancti secundum seigneur sides stamped style super Tabula Testament Thomas throughout titles tractatus translated VELLUM VELVET BINDING verses verso virginis volume wanting whole Written in double
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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.