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Elaborate foliate panels, beloved hymn, Hours leaf, c.1490.

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" Ave maris stella " (Latin for 'Hail, star of the sea') is a Marian hymn sung at Vespers from about the ninth century. Its ... more info
Dutch language m/s leaf c.1475. Gold initial.

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Highly burnished & embellished  gold initial. It seems most likely that this leaf derives from a prayerbook rather than a Book of Hours. ... more info
Calendar leaf for May. Book of Hours, c.1475.

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Medieval calendar pages look rather complicated to the modern eye. Typically they are laid our in four columns. In the far right appear the special ... more info
Ivy Vines with gilded leaves. French Book of Hours leaf.

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lvy has long been associated with Christian belief.  Ivy climbs towards the sky, symbolising the believer's striving towards God. It forms a ... more info
Tiny Book of Hours leaf. The Song of the Three Children.

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Hair follicles in the vellum clearly visible. The "Song of the Three Children", also called "A Song of Creation" or simply The ... more info
Exceptionally small illuminated m/s leaf, Italy.

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The extremely small size of this leaf can be explained thus: Medieval piety involved substantial elements of public display, and the small but ... more info
Incunable Vulgate Bible leaf,1488

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The Book of 2 Kings   Coloured initials added by hand after printing. Giorgio Arrivabene was born in Canneto, a small village near Mantua, some ... more info
Dante's Purgatory. Glossed post incunable leaf, 1544.

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  An intricately printed leaf with gloss by Vellutello. The Divine Comedy is an Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and ... more info
Records of the Castlemaine Pioneers

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Published by Rigby, Adelaide, 1972 Hardcover, good condition, 1st edition, owner's name in front.  Contains 36 papers delivered to meetings ... more info
The Watcher on the Cast Iron Balcony

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THE WATCHER ON THE CAST-IRON BALCONY: AN AUSTRALIAN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Author: Porter, Hal Published by Faber & Faber, London. 1st ed., 1963. ... more info
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