Livres de bonnes moeurs
Rouen, France, ca. 1420.
Modern French brown morocco over original boards; covers stamped with a scroll containing a dragon alternating with a daisy; imitating 15th-century design; in brown morocco case.
82 leaves (2 columns, 26-28 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 240 x 180 mm
Christie's sale (London, Mar. 2, 1922, lot 135) to Winter; J. Pearson sale (London, Dec. 7, 1924, lot 887) to Dobell; purchased from L.C. Harper in 1928.
Ms. moralistic treatise; written and illuminated in France, probably Rouen, ca. 1420.
Decoration: 1 large miniature; French Gothic style.