Traité de blason
Molinet, Jean, 1435-1507
Raised bands-Specimens-France-17th century
Manuscripts, FrenchManuscripts, MedievalHeraldry--France
30 unnumbered leaves : illustrations, coats of arms.
French, Old (842-ca.1400)
Written in Old French in a fine bâtarde hand in dense black ink.
Ruled in a diluted red ink.
The shields in Prinsault's text are rubricated in the original hand; the tinctures are labelled in a 17th-century script.
All illustrations and coats of arms hand-coloured.
Includes introductory verses on the Arma Christi by Jean Molinet.
Eighteenth-century French binding of red goatskin over pasteboards with gilt fillets and corner flourishes, and profusely gilt edges and spine. On five raised bands.
Purchase; Scott Gwara; 2018; MS.18.020.