Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Office of the Dead at Lauds Isaiah 38- Song of Hezekiah

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Cincinnati, OH, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 9), no. 29

Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations (Not Printed)

General Information

Title: Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Shelfmarks: Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 9), no. 29

Material: Parchment

Place of Origin: France

Date of Origin: 1425-1450

Script, Hands:

Gothic Bookhand

Original Condition

Page Height: 186 mm

Page Width: 134 mm

Height of Written Area: 90 mm

Width of Written Area: 60 mm

Number of Columns: 1

Number of Lines: 14

Current Condition

Dimensions: 186 v 134 (90 x 60) mm

Book Decoration

Description:

Left-hand border on most pages of rinceaux with scattered flowers and fruit.

History

Origin:

Written and decorated in Northern France in the second quarter of the fifteenth century.

Provenance:

Broken by Otto F. Ege in ther second quarter of the twentieth century.