Lot 958 (Fine Art Sale, 19th June 2012)
Sold for £7,800
Book of Hours, use of Rome. Heures a lusaige de Romme, 8vo, contemporary calf with double gilt fillet, fleuron at corners, central cartouche enclosing remains of painted arms of original owner, rebacked (joints weak), cloth box, printed on vellum, 20 full-page illustrations, printer's device on title-page, cut of anatomical man, all fully illuminated within hand-painted borders, gilt initials on red or blue panels, illuminated arms of a previous owner on flyleaf, Paris, Gilles Hardouin, 1515, [Bohatta 1007], bookplate of Samuel George Smith. See illustration.