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LOOK: Stunning Renaissance Era Prayerbook Up For Auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A Renaissance prayer book that broke the auction record for an illuminated manuscript 15 years ago is on the auction block again. The Rothschild Prayerbook is slated to be sold at Christie's New York auction house on Wednesda...
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PoemHunter.com • 30 weeks ago

Rothschild Prayerbook, Renaissance Era Relic, Up For Auction In NYC

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