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Opening of hand 5.

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Book of Hours, use of Paris

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place Term: Paris? France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 23
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : "Vizet" stamped on binding. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13883), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 14-16 long lines per page (17 in calendar), ruled in red pencil. In ff. 141-7v, ruled in light pencil.

Content : 3-line blue and red initials on gold fields. 3-, 2-, and 1-line gold initials on blue and red fields. Border designs, rubrics, linefillers in red, blue and gold. In ff. 141-145v, yellow daubs as placemarkers.

Content : 5 miniatures.

Content : 5 scribes?: A, text; B, f. 26r-v; C, f. 140v; D, ff. 141-145v; E, ff. 146-147

Content : De Ricci places this in France, Paris use; Dr. Guest places it in Paris?

Content : De Ricci, 1319. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 2b59ae80-c5cb-012f-405b-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of hand 5." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e41e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of hand 5." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e41e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Opening of hand 5. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e41e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening of hand 5.