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Antoine Vérard

Antoine Vérard was a French publisher and bookseller active in Paris, 1485–1512.

He was the first to publish a Book of Hours in France in 1485, printed by Jean du Pré. A single copy has survived – now held at The Morgan Library and Museum, New York.

A page from one of Vérard’s deluxe editions, printed an parchment and illuminated by hand:

ILT: Mentioned in In the Shadow of Notre Dame.

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