Book of Hours of Charles V

16th century.

Library of the Imperial Court of Vienna.

76 miniatures of great beauty, always within an altarpiece frame.

Very neat Burgundian italics. 514 pages on vellum, 83 x 153 mm.

Precious book of hours commissioned by Margaret of Austria for Charles V, on the occasion of his proclamation as King of Spain in 1516.

Leather or silk binding, accompanied by a volume of studies by H.K. von Liechtenstein.

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