Item No: foc0000216
Title: [Printed illuminated book of hours leaf]
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…).
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin):
Gilles Hardouyn - Printer/Publisher
Germain Hardouyn - Artist