Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
Hours of the Virgin, Compline
New Haven, CT, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 3), no. 29
Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations
Title: Book of Hours (Use of Rome)
Place of Origin: France
Date of Origin: 1425-1450
Dimensions (Page Height): 186 mm
Dimensions (Page Width): 134 mm
Height of Written Area: 90 mm
Width of Written Area: 60 mm
Number of Lines: 14
Number of Columns: 1
Dimensions: 186 x 134 mm (90 x 60 mm)
More about the Current Condition:
Light fading of ink throughout. Jagged edge and sewing holes from when leaf was excised.
Left-hand border on most pages of rinceaux with scattered flowers and fruit.
Written and decorated in Northern France in the second quarter of the fifteenth century.
Broken by Otto F. Ege in the second quarter of the twentieth century.