Eighteenth-Century German Calligraphic Prayer Book

Geistliches Hand- und Beth-büchl. Einer Christ-Catholischen Seel zum ewigen Trost.
[Germany (?), 18th century].
Decorated manuscript on paper. (BRMS 80)

This calligraphic prayer book written in German script was compiled for a Catholic family’s private use. Neither the identity of its maker nor its place of origin has been identified. Although the design of the manuscript echoes printed books of the same period, no equivalent text appeared in print.

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Eighteenth-Century German Calligraphic Prayer Book