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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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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).