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Book of Hours (Use of Metz) – Virtual Reconstruction

Parchment · 30 leaves (original number of leaves unknown) · 1410 – 1430 CE · France (Northern) · 150 x 103 mm


[sine loco], codices restituti, Various
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  • Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts), LIS 464 Fall 2019 observations
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F-qt74 is a reconstruction of:
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[sine loco], codices restituti · Hanover, NH, Dartmouth Library · Greensboro, NC, University of North Carolina at Greensboro · Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota · Rochester, NY, Rochester Institute of Technology · Hartford, CT, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art · Cincinnati, OH, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County · Stony Brook, NY, Stony Brook University · Northampton, MA, Smith College · New Haven, CT, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library · Kent, OH, Kent State University · Kenyon, OH, Kenyon College · Albany, NY, State Library of New York · Buffalo, NY, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library · Denison, Ohio, Denison University · Cleveland, OH, Case Western Reserve University · Boulder, CO, University of Colorado, Boulder · Saskatoon, SK, University of Saskatchewan · Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Institute of Art · Bloomington, IN, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington · Lima, OH, Lima Public Library · New York City, NY, Pierpont Morgan Library · Newark, NJ, Newark Public Library · Columbus, OH, The Ohio State University · Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Public Library · Amherst, MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst · Toledo, OH, Toledo Museum of Art · Athens, OH, Ohio University · Columbia, SC, University of South Carolina · Toronto, ON, Massey College in the University of Toronto
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Ege, Otto F. (Fragmentator)

Thirty leaves of a Book of Hours from Metz, dismembered by Otto F. Ege ca. 1930-1940. Many leaves of the manuscript were used as no. 28 in his "Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios. Reconstruction undertaken by students in Lisa Fagin Davis' fall 2019 class, "The Medieval Manuscript from Charlemagne to Gutenberg" at the Simmons University School of Library Science (Boston, Massachusetts, USA).