9 INCHES anno domini arms ASHBURNHAM PLACE Augustini beate marie virginis Begins BOUND IN CRIMSON calendar CALENDARIO PRĈMISSO camaieu CANTERBURY TALES CENTURY chap CHAUCER Colophon coloured initials colours and gold columns with rubrics CRIMSON VELVET BINDING crist crucis different hand double columns Duke of Berry episcopi Epistola Explicit FOLIO GEOFFREY CHAUCER gold and colours gold ground ihesu illuminated initials Incipit Jehan Johannis JOHN LYDGATE JOHN WYCLIFFE large miniature last leaf Latin Liber libri LITANIA LITURGICA SEPTEM PSALMI liure marginal ornaments millesimo miniature paintings MOROCCO OFFICIA LITURGICA SEPTEM Officium OLD CALF BINDING OLD LEATHER BINDING old oak boards Orationes ornamented initials ornaments in gold PROLOGIS prologue PSALTERIUM QUARTO quod RED MOROCCO BINDING regis rich border rubricated initials rubrics and illuminated rubrics and initials RUSSIA LEATHER sancto secundum seigneur SEPTEM PSALMI PŒNITENTIALES Statutum sunt Thomas Hoccleve tractatus VELLUM verso volume wanting Written in double
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Page 38 - 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.