Digital Scriptorium
New York, Fordham University, Walsh Library, Archives and Special Collections,  MS 04
Description:Saint Michel Hours ff. 135 - Wooden boards with paper covers, probably original. - Gift to Walsh Library in 1998; Rev. Theodore Cunnion, S.J. (1970-1998) through the agency of Br. Jensen, SJ (1998); Mary D. Reiss Library, Loyola Seminary at Shrub Oak, NY (1957 - 1970); St. Andrew-on-Hudson (1903 - 1957); Claudes Deix, 1716. - Manning, Judging a Book by Its Covers.
Notes:-The codex most likely came to the United States via the New York-Canada Jesuit Mission of the 19th century. Large ink stains on several folios.
Acknowledgments: - This description kindly prepared by James Manning.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-135v
Description: - Parchment - 121 x 79 mm - Single column, 13 lines. Ruled in faint red ink.
Country: FranceCardinal point: northern
Region: Ile-de-FranceCity: Paris
Assigned Date: s. XV1/4Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1425
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1?
Script: Gothic; liturgical book hand
Figurative Decoration: Single illumination of Pentecost, featuring the apostle John(?) reading a book while the other apostles look on (f. 100v).
Other Decoration: Ivy leaf flourishing used to denote the beginning of a new section of text,major initials decorated with gold leaf and ivy flourishing, minor initials in the same hierarchy alternate colors
Notes: Possibly a mass produced book of hours, created at a commercial Parisian workshop. There are several modern hands in the codex (at least six). Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-135v
Title: Book of Hours
Language(s): Latin; French
Notes: Calendar in French. On f. 11v, "Saint Michel" in lieu of "Saint Andrieu" for November 30. 
Status of text: Incomplete