Haarlem, Netherlands, 1445-1460.
Dutch 15th-century brown calf over boards, blind-stamped with Christ the Savior on front and Lamb of God on back, within rectangular panels.
Purchased through the Edwin H. Herzog Fund, 1981.
293 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum. ill. ; 182 x 128 mm
Original owners, a couple, portrayed on fol. 193v, their arms (azure, a chevron argent in point a swan argent; beaked gules and legged sable) on fol. 129v; gules a horse or talbot rampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules on fol. 193v; gules, a horse or talbot counterrampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules or on fol. 194; these two latter arms identified as of Assendelft; arms on fol. 129v unidentified; Nicolas Yemeniz; his sale, Paris, Librairie Bachelin-Deflorenne, May 22, 1867, lot 70; to Ambroise Firmin-Didot, his sale, Paris, vol. 4, June 12-17, 1882, lot 13; E. Délicourt; Count Greffielke; Louis de Strycker.