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AM 784 4to

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Prayer book; Denmark, 1523

Name
Rostgaard, Frederik 
Birth
30 August 1671 
Death
25 April 1745 
Occupation
 
Roles
Owner; Translator 
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Language of Text
Danish

Contents

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
346. 192 mm x 130 mm
Binding

194 mm x 133 mm x 70 mm. Contemporary brown blind-tooled calfskin over pasteboards on three sewing supports. The back cover is extended with a flap which is fastened to the front cover by to metal clasps. The outer spine has been renewed formerly. The clasps are decorated with the letters “WAR” on a cross-hatched background between a row of pearls surrounded by two straight lines.

Accompanying Material

The text on rni Magnusson's slip reads: “Ex auctione Rostgardianå |Num. 353.” indicating that Árni Magnússon aquired the manuscript at Frederik Rostgaard's auction in 1726.

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