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  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
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  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.
  • Le Moyen Age, Callendier, M.

Author Name    Callendier, M.

Title   Le Moyen Age

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Fine

Seller ID   003163

N.d., circa late 1800s. Folio-sized. 38 by 31 cm. Unpaginated, [36] pp., including title. With stunning borders, mostly in the Medieval style, often illuminated, plus two watercolors of castles, and mounted illuminated leaf of vellum for title, and a mounted vellum leaf painting of a troubadour. This manuscript or homemade book was quite possibly the creation of a French student, who in the text described, always in a calligraphic quality cursive, chivalry, Medieval commerce, literature, education, heraldry, armaments, architecture, guilds, music and policing, the Inquisition, and hunting. The synopses are well-done for what they are, but it is the visual dimension that makes this manuscript a treasure. The pages are heavy card. The initials on the front board are M.T. (Callendier might be Tallendier). On the rear board is a gilt insignia for a school, partially rubbed out.

Price = 1850.00 USD



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