40 HIERONYMUS (S.) (Vita et Obitus ex ejus potissimum script is congesta; insunt Exhorta- tiones ejusdem necnon Epistolae SS. f CVm -firm o A 16 MAGGS BROS., 34 & 35, Conduit Street, London, W. THE OPPOSITE PAGE TO EACH MINIATURE HAS BORDERS OF A SIMILAR CHARACTER. boarded velvet (blue}, ivith clasps of silver gilt repoussee work SAEC. The Scribe Bertolfus ha:s written his name in an inscription ,at end: " Indignus alumnus Sancte Marie NOMINE BERTOLFUS mo- (nachus) scripsit hunc Codicem optans a domino per hoc ve/niam pecioaminum suoram." On the last page there is a letter from an unnamed " Babbgensis. minis- ter," (evidently from his tone of authority, the Bishop of Bamberg) to " B. Abbati," in which he refers to his own condition of bondage (servitum), and while he asks for his prayers, orders him not to think " de naonte commutando/' This is written in the same hand as the rest of the book. 14 VERY FINE SMALL ARCHED MINIATURES (if bv ij in.), BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED AND ILLUMINATED WITH BORDERS OF RICH FLOREATE SCROLLS, NATURAL FLOWERS, FRUITS, ETC. A Love Scene between a noble Italian beneath a tree in the country. A Carousel Scene in an Inn (charmicngly coloured convivial scene).
THE THIRD OF ETERNAL HELL, AND THE FOURTH OF THE JOYS OF PARADISE. 120 PLATE I MINIATURES FROM " COSTUMES OF THE TIME OF JAMES I." Album with 35 Miniatures.
On the right is the Angel, draped in light green and mauve.
At the back view of the mainland, with churches, towers, bridges, &c., and in the far distance is a delicate blue view of the hills on which the sheep are pasturing. Double page miniature of the Annunciation, each figure occupying nearly the whole of the page, the Virgin draped in a pale pink gown is kneeling before a large gilt priedieu, at the back a golden arras, while in the far background a long tapestry of blue embroidt-red with gold is seen.
Two (Noblemen and two ladies playing cards while servant is bringing in gaily coloured food.
The adventures of the invincible Persian hero Rustem, and his combats with men and spirits, are well depicted in the manuscript Lefore us.