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Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block.

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Title
Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block.
Collection

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

Book of hours, use of Besançon

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Place Term: Besançon, France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 41
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Birds -- 1400-1499
Notes
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 : R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1-line and 2-lineold initials on red and blue fields. 3-line blue initials on gold fields. Border decorations. Red and blue linefillers. Rubrics. Yellow daubs as placemarkers.

Content : 14 miniatures. Animal and human figures sometimes appear in borders.

Content : 15 long lines per page (17 in calendar) ruled in red pencil. Prickings and some catchwords visible.

Content : Classmark formerly De Ricci Ms. 41.

Content : De Ricci, 1321. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : Parchment.

Content: Photos chosen so as not to damage the very tight binding.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 592899a0-c5cb-012f-2d10-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of French text of the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin; precisely designated border in C-shape triggered by 3-line initial, and on the right in a band corresponding to the height of the text block.