Book of Hours (Use of Paris)

Hours of the Holy Cross (Compline)


Bloomington, IN, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 24), no. 30

Original Condition

Page Height 180 mm
Page Width 130 mm

189 folios

More about the Condition

Includes 7 minatures. Formerly in red calf; rebound in 1916 by Rivière in red mor.



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.

Other available descriptions

  • Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) LIS 464 (Fall 2017) observations
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  • Quaritch 1905 Catalogue (lot 230)
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  • Parke-Bernet Galleries, London, Wilson's Ornithology, Boswell papers, other material : collected by the late Ormond G. Smith, removed from his New York City home and sold by order of the heir, Gerald H. Smith ; selections from the library of the late Florence Mathews of New York, sold by order of United States Trust Company of New York and G. Forrest Butterworth, Jr., executors, Milton's 'Paradise Lost', Goldsmith's 'Vicar of Wakefield, from the library of Adelaide B. Baylis, New York, illuminated and other manuscripts of the XIII-XVI centuries, Phillips' Ducks, Audubon's Birds of America ; property of two mid-western private collectors, flower prints ... sets of standard authors and other properties. 23 February 1939
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