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

Book of hours

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1510
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 154
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 : Note on f.1: "Desiderius Galiotus notarius civis Bisuntinus huiusmodi libellum praecum Joannae Gigouber uxori suae emit Bisuntii 17 Martii 1572." Felix M. Warburg collection, bequeathed 1937.

Content : De Ricci, 1851. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 19 long lines per page (22 in calendar), ruled in red pencil, prickings and catchwords visible.

Content : Parchment

Content : 11 large and 5 small miniatures. Borders around large miniatures contain animal, human and grotesque figures.

Content : 2-line, 3-line and 4-line white and pink initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red or brown fields. Rubrics. Red slashmarks as placemarkers. Around miniatures, full gold borders with flowers etc.

Content : Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest date this manuscript to ca. 1510.

Content: 1 scribe, plus later note hand f. 7v
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 132733a0-c5cd-012f-19e9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1510: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Note of ownership." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Note of ownership." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1510). Note of ownership. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Note of ownership.