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Opening page of calendar.

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

Book of Hours, use of Rouen.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 32
Flowers -- 1400-1499
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 : Said to have belonged to Marguerite of Anjou and to have been in Henry Perkins sale. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13843), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1 scribe.

Content : 16 long lines per page (17 in calendar), ruled in red pencil. Catchwords visible.

Content : 2-line red and blue initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics, red/gold/blue linefillers, yellow daubs as placemarkers. Design of vines, leaves, berries etc. in outer borders. Some initials sprout vines and leaves.

Content : De Ricci, 1320. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Evidence that folio is missing between 11 and 12: stub of folio visible, and text starts on John 1:10, without initial. Also, French section begins on f. 110 in mid-sentence; another folio missing?

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 42433dd0-c5cb-012f-aca9-58d385a7bc34
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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 page of calendar." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Opening page of calendar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening page of calendar.