Preces Latinae

Dimensions: 88 leaves; 10 cm x 7 cm.
Call no: Ms. Codex 001599
Gift of Madelyn C. Hickmott.


Series of private and public prayers in Latin with the dedication in Spanish executed in stencil work by Diego de Barreda, a Dominican of the province of Andalusia, ca. 1600, for Philip III of Spain. Each leaf has each letter cut out of the paper with a sheet of silk inserted between the leaves. The volume is in a restored eighteenth-century binding.

folio 2, recto    folio 10, recto

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