Book of Hours (Use of Rome)


Multiple, Dispersed Virtual Reconstruction

Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations (Not Printed)

General Information

Title: Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

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 (90 x 60) mm

Book Decoration


Left-hand border on most pages of rinceaux with scattered flowers and fruit.


  • Content Item



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.