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Horae, use of Rome

Horae, use of Rome Germain Hardouyn, c.1523 HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin and French. Paris: Germain Hardouyn, [c.1523, almanac for 1523-37]. Unusual Book of Hours in agenda format, printed on vellum and in a 17th-century panel-stamped binding. It opens with a scurrilous poem in four quatrains recounting the mutilation of a sacramental host by a... more