Book of Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary This book is especially small, yet it has an abundance of decoration and illustration, with miniatures of scenes from the lives of Jesus Christ and his mother Mary: the Visitation (folio 52), the Nativity (folio 67v), the Annunciation to the Shepherds (folio 75v), the Adoration of the Magi (folio 82), and the Presentation in the Temple (folio 88). World Digital Library http://www.wdl.org/en/item/9913/
Gauffered decorative book edges. Most "designs were built up w/ repeated impressions of a large dot • pointillé tools" ... LEFT: Horae beatissimae Virginis Mariae / Hours of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. Printed by Christopher Plantin, Antwerp, 1570 ... RIGHT: Psalmista Monasticum/ Monastic Psalmist. Lucantonio Giunta, Venice, 1573 ... "Decorative Bookbinding in the Sixteenth Century".
Considered by many to be the greatest single book of Marian spirituality ever written, A Treatise on the True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin, is St. Louis de Montfort’s classic statement on the spiritual way to Jesus Christ though the Blessed Virgin Mary. 5 Audio CD’s – 5 hours and 2 minutes.