MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].

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MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226.
The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].

Sold for US$ 7,575 inc. premium

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13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].
Illuminated manuscript on vellum, 230 x 170 mm, comprising 6 illuminated leaves, recto only, followed by 10 pp text recto and verso, text in red, blue and black, decorations in polychrome and gilt. Green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe decorated in black, red and gilt, tooled and gilt dentelles, doublures with red morocco inlay in front, silk endleaves, edges gilt, red morocco fitted box with gilt titles on spine.

UNIQUE EDITION produced by the Grolier Society, London, the limitation page stating that it was "especially written out, illuminated, and bound by hand, and will not be duplicated." Signed on the limitation page by Grolier Society secretary C.S. Howell.
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MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].
MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].
MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].
MANUSCRIPT, ILLUMINATED. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI. 1182-1226. The Canticle of Brother Sun. London: The Grolier Society, [1910].
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