The Book of Hours, with a Historical Survey and Commentary. John Harthan.

The Book of Hours, with a Historical Survey and Commentary

New York: Park Lane, (1977). First Edition, thus. Hardcover. Quarto; pp; 192, index; beautifully illustrated with 89 illustrations including 72 in color; pebbled brown cloth lettered in gilt in a pictorial dust jacket; shelf wear to the bottom edges of the cloth else very good; Jacket has one chip at top front left panel;. Good + / good +. Item #19121

PREFACE -- 1.) The Book of Hours (Evolution / Contents / Decoration / Social Aspects) -- 2.) The hours of Jeanne d'Evreux, Queen of France -- 3.) The Grey-Fitz Payn hours -- 4.) The Taymouth hours -- 5.) The Saint-Omer hours -- 6.) The tres belles heures de Notre Dame of John, Duke of Berry -- 7.) The petites heures of John, Duke of Berry -- 8.) The Brussels hours of John, Duke of Berry -- 9.) The grandes heures of John, Duke of Berry -- 10.) The belles heures of John, Duke of Berry -- 11.) The tres riches heures of John, Duke of Berry -- 12.) The hours of Marshal Jean de Boucicaut -- 13.) The hours of Giangaleazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan -- 14.) The hours of Mary of Guelders -- 15.) The grandes heures de Rohan -- 16.) The Paris hours of Rene of Anjou -- 17.) The London hours of Rene of Anjou -- 18.) The hours of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy -- 19.) The hours of John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy -- 20.) The hours of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy -- 21.) The black hours of Charles the Rash, Duke of Burgundy -- 22.) The hours of Mary of Burgundy -- 23.) The hours of Isabella Stuart, Duchess of Brittany -- 24.) The hours of Peter II, Duke of Brittany -- 25.) The hours of Marguerite de Foix, Duchess of Brittany -- 26.) The grandes heures of Anne of Brittany, Queen of France -- 27.) The primer of Claude de France -- 28.) The hours of Lorenzo dei Medici, the Magnificent -- 29.) The hours of Yolande de Lalaing -- 30.) The Simon Marmion hours -- 31.) The Soane hours -- 32.) The Serristori hours -- 33.) The hours of Alfonso of Aragon, Duke of Calabria -- 34.) The hours of Reynalt von Homoet -- 35.) The hours of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese -- ** Printed books of hours --.

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