Book of Hours [Use of Rome]

Office of the Virgin, Psalm 8 [Fragment]


Buffalo, NY, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, RBR MSS. F54 1100 (Otto Ege, Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, set 11, no. 29)

General Information

Title Book of Hours [Use of Rome]
Shelfmarks RBR MSS. F54 1100
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 x 134 mm
More about the Current Condition

Two pieces of tape to corners

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


Inner border on both recto and verso featuring rinceaux, 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