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Opening page of calendar.

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

Psalter (ferial).

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1499
Place Term: Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 137
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 : Charles F. Gunther sale (1925) to L.C. Harper for Wilberforce Eames. Bequeathed by Eames in 1940.

Content : De Ricci, 2314. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Manuscript consists of first quire of 6 folios, followed by 22 quires of 10 folios each. The final quire has 9 folios, but a stub remains attesting that it originally had 10 folios.

Content : 18 long lines, ruled in pen.

Content : Parchment

Content : One miniature in initial on f. 10 -- King David.

Content : Large 6-line initials on gold fields, with flower designs extending into borders. Alternating red and blue initials (1- and 2-line). Rubrics, red placemarkers.

Content : Scribal note says this manuscript was completed in 1499. On front flyleaves, a modern hand lists incipits of psalms. Scribes: one hand writes main text and the other is written in on ff. 230v-233. Second hand may also appear in lower margin of f. 8.

Content : At least 2 scribes.

Content: Calendar shows that this psalter was for Dominican use, and written by Do. Jo. Keck.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: ca6011e0-c5cc-012f-e84f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1499: Created
  • 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. 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e848-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 October 9, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e848-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1499). Opening page of calendar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e848-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening page of calendar.