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ROXBURGHE CLUB. BACKHOUSE (Janet). The Madresfield Hours. A Fourteenth-Century Manuscript in the Library of Earl Beuchamp.1975

Oxford: Printed for Presentation to the Members of The Roxburghe Club, 4to, [x], 33, [3]pp., title printed in red and black, 50 facsimile plates (4 in full colour), with the book label of the Printer's Library and a small stamp to verso of title, orig. quarter red Roxburghe morocco, uncut, t.e.g. This handsome illuminated manuscript from Lord Beauchamp's library at Madresfield Court is well described and illustrated. It is one of the small number of known Books of Hours made for English owners between 1240 and 1350 and Miss Backhouse has provided authoritative commentary on its history, text and decoration.

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