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

Breviary, use of Rome.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1499
Place Term: France, northeastern?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 27
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 : F. 440: coat of arms of early owner. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13879), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 32-34 lines in two columns, ruled in red and purple. Catchwords visible.

Content : 3?: A, all to f. 434; B, ff. 434v-436v; C, ff. 437-439v?

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

Content : Dr. Guest places this in Flanders? or Holland?

Content : Large red and blue initials on gold fields. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics, yellow daubs as placemarkers, border designs. Different decorating styles, ff. 434v and following.

Content : Many illuminated initials. Animal and human figures appear in borders.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 3546f4c0-c5cb-012f-813b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e439-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e439-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1499). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e439-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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