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Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric.

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Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Livre de sainte meditation.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1442-ca. 1470
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 58
Topics
Prayer
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Arms of first owner, f.2. Said to have belonged to Colonel Fesch. John Broadley sale (London, 1832) to Thorpe. Bought 1835 by A.A. Smets. R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1 scribe?
Content: 3 small miniatures.
Content: 36 long lines, ruled in light purple. Catchwords and some prickings visible.
Content: Border designs around miniatures, with flowers, leaves, vines and penwork. Occasional blue initials on gold field; alternating blue and red initials with opposing color penwork. Placemarkers in red and blue, rubrics, marginal notes.
Content: De Ricci, 1323-4. Temple article. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Final rubric f. 208: Explicit a este ce present livre le jour Sainct Francois, quart Octobre l'an mil iiii#^c# xlii. Temple cites this, 1442, as the date. De Ricci and Guest say ca. 1470.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7e213080-c5cb-012f-be2e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1442: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1442. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4fd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4fd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1442). Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4fd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of first book, miniature with large blue initial, border design, arms of first owner, placemarkers, rubric.