Manuscript on vellum written in gothic bookhand. Blanks not digitized. 62 elaborate illuminated miniatures. Initials in blue, pink, and burnished gold. Modern binding of red morocco, with clasps, by Douglas Cockerell (1926). Several marginal portraits of a woman (ff. 21r and 83r) are probably of the original owner. Hours, Use of S.-Arnoul-les-Metz. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Claudia Marchitello Mark, A Fourteenth-Century Book of Hours from Metz, YULG 69 (Oct 1994), pp. 12-35; Sotheby's Catalogue for 25 June 1985 (lot 96). Several related mss. are described in Ecriture et eluminure en Lorraine au moyen age: Catalogue de l'exposition 'La plume et le parchemin,' (Nancy: Societe Thierry Alix, 1984), nos. 82-84. ff. 1r-12v Calendar ff. 13r-19r Hours of the Cross ff. 19r-20v Beginning of the Gospel of St. John ff. 20v-82v Little Office of the Virgin ff. 83r-96v Penitential Psalms ff. 96v-101r Litany ff. 101r-103r Petitions ff. 103v-159r Office of the Dead
Books of hours Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 657
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
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Complete work digitized.
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