[Printed illuminated book of hours leaf]

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[Printed illuminated book of hours leaf]

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Item No: foc0000216
Title: [Printed illuminated book of hours leaf]
Media Type: Letterpress Prints
Source: Rare Book Department

The two-line illuminated “D” begins Psalm 23 (King James 24) complete: “Domini est terra” (The earth is the Lords and the fullness thereof:  the world, and all they that dwell therein.  For he hath founded it upon the seas; and hath prepared it upon the rivers...).  The two-line illuminated “E” begins Psalm 44 (KJ 45) 1-11: “Eructavit…” (My heart hath uttered a good work: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.  Thou art beautiful above the sons of men: grace is poured abroad in thy lips; therefore hath God blessed thee forever…).

Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1516
Call Number: Traveling Treasures
Creator Name: Gilles Hardouyn - Printer/Publisher
Germain Hardouyn - Artist

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