Book of Hours (use of Paris)

Hours of the Holy Spirit at Compline


Kenyon, OH, Kenyon College, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 23), no. 30

Original Condition

Page Height 180 – 185 mm
Page Width 125 – 130 mm
Height of Written Area 90 mm
Width of Written Area 60 mm
Number of Columns 1
Number of Lines 14



Offered by Bernard Quaritch cat. 240 (1905), no. 230 and cat. 290 (1910), no. 253;
Sold by Quaritch to C. L. Ricketts in 1922;
C. L. Ricketts, in S. de Ricci, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada I:634, no. 116;
Sold by Parke-Bernet Galleries, 23 February 1939, lot 217;
Dismembered by Otto Ege or an associate;
Leaves used as No. 30 in Ege’s “Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts” portfolio;
Aquired by Kenyon College at an unknown date