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New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer 151
Description: ff. 211 - Bound in contemporary brown calf. - Bought for Spencer, 1954. - Dictionary Catalog, Spencer Collection, 908. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 64.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Dr. Dominique Vanwijnsberghe for his extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 10
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLSpencer151_
Language: Dutch; Latin; French Country: Flanders Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-144v
Description: - Parchment - 169 x 121 mm - 15 long lines per page, ruled in red ink, occasional prickings visible. From f. 57 to 161, quire signatures visible in upper left corner -- eight quaternions. Other collation unsure, but quinternions are the norm.
Country: FlandersCardinal point:
Region: City: Audenarde?
Assigned Date: s. XV1Searchable Date Range: 1420 - 1440
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2: A, ff. 2-187; B, ff. 188-211v; plus noting hands?
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: 85 miniatures
Other Decoration: 1-line gold initials with blue penwork. Floreate borders around initials. Rubrics. Red slashes as placemarkers. F. 188 and after, large initials, blue and gold 1-line initials with red or blue penwork. 2-line gold initials on blue and red fields.
Notes: Throughout ms, blank pages or empty spaces are filled with notes in cursive hand. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-211v
Title: Prayerbook
Language(s): Dutch; Latin; French
Explicit: miseracio tue pietatis absolvat per christum dominum nostrum.
Notes: Mainly in Middle Dutch with prayers on the life and passion of Christ; Latin on ff. 188-209v, 211r-v; French in one prayer on ff. 208-210. 
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f. 1   Opening of notes, in note hand. Text obscured by smudging and darkening.

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f. 1v   Virgin and Child, with Sts. Agnes and Barbara, and the portrait of the female owner of the book.

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f. 2   Incipit of main text, in hand 1, with small miniature of Christ holding a book and blessing.

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f. 71v   Agony in the Garden, with architectural frame and floreate border.

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f. 97   Page of text with notes in blank space; quire signature in upper left corner.

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f. 155v   The entombment of Christ, with architectural framework and floreate border.

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f. 168   Text with miniature of St. Lucy, her eyes on the small platter she holds.

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f. 188   Opening of section in Latin, hand 2, with historiated initial of the Man of Sorrows supported by two angels.

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f. 206   Text with initials, rubrics, border design.

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f. 211v   Explicit of text.

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