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Advent 2019: 16 December

Page from Missale ad vsvm ecclesiae Romanae

A beautiful start to Puer natus est nobis … is this nativity initial, measuring just under 5 cm. It can be found in what appears to be the only known copy of Missale ad vsvm ecclesiae Romanae (Lyon : Antoine Vincent, 1550). Bolton Library E.6.46.

Page from Missale ad vsvm ecclesiae Romanae

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