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The Prayer Book of Mary, Queen of Scots

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Illustration in a prayer book that once belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots (1542–1587), Adoration of the Magi, Huntington Manuscript 1200, folio 67 verso. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Illustration in a prayer book that once belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots (1542–1587), Adoration of the Magi, Huntington Manuscript 1200, folio 67 verso. Location: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Flight into Egypt, Huntington Manuscript 1200, folios 80 verso and 81. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Inscription, under a blacklight, attributed to King James II (1633–1701), grandson of the Scottish Queen Mary: “This Book belonged to Queen Mary of Scotland And shee used it at her death upon the Scaffold.” Huntington Manuscript 1200, ii verso. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Binding inside front cover, showing pegging of the thongs and offset of the former pastedown. Huntington Manuscript 1200. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Binding, very worn pink silk velvet over oak boards with two gilt fore edge clasps. Huntington Manuscript 1200. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

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