Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Office of the Dead, 3rd Nocturne of Matins

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Athens, OH, Ohio University, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 5), no. 29.

Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations

General Information

Title: Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Former Shelfmarks: Athens, OH, Ohio University, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 5), no. 29.

Material: Parchment

Place of Origin: France

Date of Origin: 1425-1450

Script, Hands:

Gothic bookhand

Original Condition

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

Current Condition

More about the Current Condition:

signs that it was broken by Otto F. Ege and taped into mattes

Book Decoration

Description:

Left-hand border on most of pages of rinceaux with scatted 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 the second quarter of the twentieth century.