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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Benjamin MS 5
Description: ff. 147 - Bound, s. XV, in blind stamped calf over wooden boards. - Gift, 1943, of Henry Rogers Benjamin and Beatrice Benjamin Cartwright from the collection of their late father, William Evarts Benjamin. - Bond and Faye, p. 322.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 19
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BenjaminMS5_20
Language: Latin; French Country: Flanders Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-147v
Description: - Parchment - 179 x 123 mm - 19 long lines.
Country: FlandersCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Formal gothic book hand.
Artist(s): Maître aux yeux bridés
Figurative Decoration: 10 full page miniatures on inserted singletons, 11 small miniatures, 9 historiated initials, all in grisaille
Notes: Five (?) full page miniatures missing before ff. 7, 19, 36, 51, 60: presumably Crucifixion; Virgin and Child; Annunciation; Visitation; Nativity.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Dr. James Marrow for the attribution of the artist.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-145v; ff. 146-147v blank but for added notes
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Language(s): Latin; French
Notes: Feminine forms in the Obsecro te and O Intemerata prayers (ff. 26v, 28v). 
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Binding   Front cover.
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Binding   Inside front cover, with pegging of thongs made visible by the lifting of the pastedown.
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ff. 13v-14   Pentecost.
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ff. 24v-25   Pietà.
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ff. 27v-28   Historiated initial of the Pietà for the O Intemerata prayer.
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ff. 28v-29   On f. 28v, lines 8-9, "Et esto michi miserrime peccatrici …"
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ff. 33v-34   End of suffrages of male saints, beginning of suffrages of female saints: Nicholas and the pickled infants; Mary Magdalene holding the jar of ointment.
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ff. 35v-36   Small miniature of Margaret coming out of the dragon's back (3/4 border); historiated initial of Jesus on the Mount of Olives (full border).
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ff. 43v-44   Two levels of initials; orange-tinged rubrics.
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ff. 50v-51   Kiss of Judas from the Passion cycle in the historiated initial; presumably missing the full page inserted miniature of the Visitation from the Infancy cycle.
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ff. 59v-60   Christ before Pilate in the Passion cycle; presumably missing the full page inserted miniature of the Nativity from the Infancy cycle.
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ff. 64v-65   Annunciation to the shepherds; Flagellation.
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ff. 69v-70   Adoration of the Magi; Road to Calvary.
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ff. 73v-74   Presentation in the temple; Crucifixion; text in the hand of the scribe on the recto of the inserted singleton (f. 73).
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ff. 77v-78   Masscre of the Innocents; Deposition from the Cross; text in the hand of the scribe on the recto of the inserted singleton (f. 77).
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ff. 84v-85   Flight into Egypt; Entombment.
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ff. 90v-91   Death of the Virgin.
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ff. 97v-98   Last Judgment.
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f. 147   Recipe in French for eye wash added in a noting hand.
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