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Opening page of calendar, written in French. Border decoration.

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

Book of Hours, use of Coutances.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 42
Topics
Church calendar
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 (no. 13857), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1- and 2- line gold initials on red and blue fields. 4-line red and blue initials on gold fields. Border decorations. Rubrics. Red, blue and gold linefillers. Yellow daubs as placemarkers. Different style initial etc. ff. 147v and following.

Content : 14 long lines per page (17 lines in calendar). Ruled in red ink, catchwords visible.a

Content : 14 long lines, ruled in red, prickings visible.

Content : 185724

Content : Five miniatures.

Content : Missing folio between ff. 12 and 13: text starts mid-sentence and stub of former folio visible.

Content : Modern note of contents on inside front cover.

Content : On ff. 152v-153v, birth announcements

Content : Parchment

Content : Partial border design on all borders; full borders around miniatures. 3- and 2-line blue and red initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Red and blue linefillers, rubrics, yellow daubs as placemarkers.

Content : Several scribes?, plus cursive hand, s. XVI, for birth notices, ff. 152v-153v

Content: Six miniatures.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 5a4ffaf0-c5cb-012f-6e84-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar, written in French. Border decoration." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1401 - 1500. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar, written in French. Border decoration." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1401 - 1500). Opening page of calendar, written in French. Border decoration. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening page of calendar, written in French.  Border decoration.