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First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers.

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Collection

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
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 : 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
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: cb273df0-c5cc-012f-23b7-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1499: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e849-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e849-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1499). First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e849-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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First page of text, with red and blue initials and placemarkers.