Digital Scriptorium
New York, Fordham University, Walsh Library, Archives and Special Collections,  MS 03
Description: ff. 187 - Later binding in red leather stamped with gold over wood boards; crucifixion on front, Madonna and Child on back; 2 clasps, missing; page edges stamped in gold; paper flyleaves - Charles Sauvageot, Académie Royale de Musique in France (late 19th century); William Bragge (1823-84), his sale, Sotheby's, 7 June 1876, lot 108; Henry Hucks Gibbs (1819-1907), 1st Baron Aldenham; Aldenham sale, Sotheby's, 22 March 1937, lot 179 to Thorpe
Acknowledgments: - This description kindly prepared by Rachel Liptak.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff 1-187v
Description: - Parchment - 101 x 72 mm - One column of 13 lines ruled in drypoint
Country: ItalyCardinal point: central
Region: Emilia RomagnaCity: Ferrara?
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2
Script: Italian gothic
Figurative Decoration: Historiated initials (missing the leaf for the opening of the Hours of the Virgin).
Other Decoration: One-line gold initials with alternating red, blue, and purple flourishing; three-line gold initials surrounded by tri-color green, maroon, and blue-filled boxes; black flourishing; 87v line drawing of a man's head in profile; some five-line gold initials
Notes: Copied after 1446, the canonization of Nicholas of Tolentino (in the calendar on 10 September). Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-187v
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Salutari nostro preoccupemus fatiem euis in confessione
Explicit: horas canonicas cum devotione tibi sancte spiritus pia ratione dixi ut nos insites inspiratione et inuamne ingiter in celi regione. Amen.
Notes: Contains: Calendar; office of the BVM with changed service for week & liturgical time; mass of the BVM; office of the dead; penitential psalms & litany; short hours of the Cross and of the Holy Spirit.