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73/2160 Medieval manuscripts Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 Medieval manuscripts  Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen
73/2160 [Medieval manuscripts]. "Hier beghinnet die souter van onser liever vrouwen." Manuscript in Middle-Dutch on vellum, ±1475, 173 lvs., red and black ink, littera textualis, at least 2 different hands, 20-25 lines to the page, leaves measuring ±12x8,4 cm., rubricated in red and blue ink, CONTEMP. HANDCOLOURED MINIATURE of the Crucifixion surrounded by St. Bernard with staff and a nun, 7-line foliate initial on golden underground, rich pen-flourishes in red, blue and green and red and blue in outer margins in the style predominant in the province South Holland, contemp. blindst. calf w. paper ticket on spine, 12mo.[*]

- Three final lvs. sm. stain on fore-edge and sm. dam. spots due to former clasps; owner's stamp on verso first blank leaf and w. owner's entry "Dit buck hoert toe Ariaensgen van Muijwyck". Lacks clasps and catches; binding professionally restored w. use of leather.

= A lovely prayerbook probably compiled for a cistercian nun. Contains many prayers, i.a. "Een ghebet als men gaen wil ten heilig sacrament"; "Die seven bliscappen van Maria"; prayers to St. Bernard of Clairvaux; prayers for the dying; Stabat Mater; "Sinte augustijns gebet dat hi mitten engel maecte die hem die heer sente" and "Hier beghinnet die commendatie als een mensche stervet". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXIII.

€ (3.000-5.000) 27500