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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 167
Description: ff. 247 - Eighteenth-century sheep. - Acquired by the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley from Sotheby's (23 June, 1998, lot 68).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 24
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB167_1
Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r-247v
Description: - Parchment - 126 x 87 mm - 12 long lines ruled in ink.
Country: FranceCardinal point: western
Region: City: Angers (?)
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several.
Script: Bâtarde.
Figurative Decoration: 1 unfinished miniature; 3 large miniatures added ca. 1500 in spaces originally left blank; offsets from 5 excised miniatures.
Other Decoration: Large initials in burnished gold on red and blue grounds with white tracery; some initials finished at a later date in a different style.
Notes: Several leaves missing; decoration in various stages of completion.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-247r
Title: Book of Hours
Language(s): Latin; French
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f. 1r   Calendar; Saint Julian, first bishop of Le Mans in red.

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ff. 12v-13r   Offset from annunciation miniature and border from leaf that is now missing.

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ff. 23v-24r   Large initial "O" completed in a different style.

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ff. 24v-25r   Large initial "E" completed in a different style; border styles of rectos and versos designed as mirror images of each other (see border of f. 24r).

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f. 39v   Unfinished initial.

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f. 46r   Unfinished miniature: the Visitation.

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f. 75r   Miniature: the Scourging of Christ.

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ff. 61v-62r   Offset from excised miniature.

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f. 69v   Offset from excised miniature.

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f. 76v   Unfinished miniature and initial.

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f. 91r   Unfinished miniature.

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f. 81v   Miniature: the Carrying of the Cross.

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f. 96v   Unfinished text added in a later hand.

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ff. 114v-115r   Litany with several styles of line filler.

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ff. 119v-120r   Change of hand.

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ff. 123v-124r   Change of hand; offset from excised miniature: the Ascension or Last Judgment.

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f. 137v   Unfinished border.

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ff. 134v-135r   Completed ruling and border without text.

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f. 191r   Unfinished border.

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f. 191v   Unfinished border.

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ff. 215v-216r   Prayers in French; catchword.

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f. 229r   Miniature: Virgin and Child Enthroned.

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f. 236r   Unfinished initial; prayer in French.

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f. 246r   Text ends imperfectly.

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