¶ Breviary (15th century) [MS]

October 10, 2017

15th cent.

Breviary.

Illuminated manuscript. Netherlands, 15th century. 351 leaves.

With a bibliographical note by Sydney Cockerell.

Provenance: Abbey of Marienwater’s Hertogenbosch (Netherlands). — Frederik Muller (Amsterdam), 27–31 January 1860, lot 126. — William Bragge. — Bragge sale, Sotheby, 7 June 1876, lot 491. — Thomas Shadford Walker. — Walker sale, Sotheby, 23–24 June 1886, lot 345. — Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 815 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £15). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library [deaccessioned]. — British Museum (purchased 1943). — British Library (Egerton 3271).

References: Ellis valuation, fol. 5, no. 80 (£10). — Schoenberg (SDBM_MS_8108).

Digital images: British Library.

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British Library


Sotheby 1898:

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