French Books of Hours

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French Books of Hours
Author : Virginia Reinburg
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Language : English
Release Date : 02 February 2012
ISBN : 9781107007215
Pages : 313 pages
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How was the Book of Hours created and used as a book and what did it mean to its owners?

French Books of Hours

How was the Book of Hours created and used as a book and what did it mean to its owners?

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