In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment
Belgium, Bruges, c. 1450
With 22 miniatures by the Master(s) of the Gold Scrolls
Notable for its excellent fresh condition with colorful illuminations by one of the best hands of the Master(s) of the Gold Scrolls and for its use as a “livre de raison,” this manuscript remained in the same family from the Auvergne from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries.
In Latin and French, illuminated manuscript on parchment
France, Amiens, c. 1480-90
With 16 miniatures
This charming manuscript takes its name from the couple who commissioned it, perhaps as a marriage or betrothal present.
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