A la louenge de Dieu et de la tressainte a glorieuse Vierge Marie et a l'edification de tous bons Catholiques : ont este commences ces presentes heures a lusaige de Romme tout au long sans riens requerir avec ung commun antiennes suffrages et oraisons de plusieurs sainets a sainctes selon l'edit usaige et plusieurs austres comme on verra en la table. (Hours of the Virgin Mary), 1504
Scope and Contents
A book of Hours. "Imprimers nouvellememet a Paris par Gillet Hardouyn libraire demourst au bout du pont nostre Dame deuant Sainct Denis de la Chartre a lenseigne de la rose. Et Germaine Hardouyn demourant entre les deur portres du Palays a lenseigne Sainete Marguerite"--T.p.
Hours of the Virgin, use of Rome.
Printed and decorated on vellum in Paris, ca. 1504 ; in Latin with title and colophon in French ; text ruled in red by hand in Gothic script 33 lines to a page ; illustrations include 14 full page woodcuts and 26 small woodcuts of saints ; gilt edges ; bound in black morocco, probably in the 18th century ; handwritten and printed material concerning the volume laid in container ; date of 1504 on container spine.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The provenance is confused. According to a 1985 article, this was purchased by Ben Henneke in London before WW2. There is a note saying that it was purchased from Andrew Black, London. According to Henneke in his 2009 notes it was a Lita Chapman accrual. There is a note in the box saying that this was the edition sold by Sothebys in June 1961. Ben and Ellen Henneke Fund according to the gift plate.
Cataloged and shelved at BX2080 .A2 1504
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