Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Office of the Dead, Matins, Third Nocturne, Book of Job


Rochester, NY, Rochester Institute of Technology, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 35), 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: Set 35, 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

Book Decoration


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.


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