Carmelite illuminations. Two volumes, Early 20th Century

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Carmelite illuminations. • Ceremony for taking the veil. • Ceremony for taking the habit. n.d. [Early 20th Century]

Two in-4 quarto volumes, brown half-sheepskin on corners, blank spine with three ribs.
- I. (41) ff. 8 fig. full page

- II (36). ff. 5 fig, full p.
Calligraphy and illuminated works on vellum or laid paper, with joining of full illuminated pages in sections. Certain ff are painted and counter-adhered onto marbled paper.
Two painted title pages, decorated letters and histories. Calligraphy text framed by decorative and narrative motifs.
Example fully mounted onto tabs.

Very fine monastic realization for Carmelites at the origin and confirmed with shield for the order on the taking the veil volume.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014031056