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New York, Grolier Club, ,  MS 11
Description: ff. ii (paper) + ii (parchment) + 241 + ii - Bound, s. XVIII, in Italian embossed silver binding with two fore edge clasps. - Arms: 1, azure a fesse argent between three wheels argent; 2, argent a crescent azure and in chief a label of three points gules. Henry W. Poor sale (New York, 17 November 1908, I, n. 800) to G. D. Smith. Bequest to the Grolier Club by Beverly Chew. - De Ricci, p. 1291.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 14
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MS11_24
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-241v
Description: - Parchment - 116 x 78 mm - 14 long lines
Country: ItalyCardinal point: central
Region: Tuscany?City: Florence?
Assigned Date: s. XV4/4Searchable Date Range: 1475 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Rounded gothic book hand
Figurative Decoration: Miniature; historiated initials.
Notes: A leaf missing between the present ff. 49 and 50. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-241v
Title: Book of hours, use of Rome
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Calendar (incl. Geminianus, Zenobius, Reparata, Cerbonus, Ansanus); Hours of the BVM; Penitential psalms and litany (incl. Zenobius and Reparata); Office of the Dead; Short Hours of the Cross; Hours of the Passion; Short Hours of the Holy Spirit; prayers. 
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f. 12 a verso   Annunciation; coat of arms in lower margin; blank on recto; now removed from book.
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f. 12 b recto   Historiated initial of Virgin and Child; a different coat of arms in the lower margin; now removed from book.
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ff. 50v-51   Pen flourished initial; catchword.
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f. 58v   4-line painted initial on gold ground for the opening of vespers of the Hours of the Virgin.
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f. 95   Historiated initial of David holding his lyre; in the lower margin, the head of Goliath (Penitential psalms).
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f. 123   Historiated initial of a Skeleton with a Scythe (Office of the Dead).
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ff. 152v-153   Pen flourished initial; catchword.
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f. 181   Historiated initial of Christ holding the Cross (Short hours of the Cross).
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f. 187   Historiated initial of Christ as Man of Sorrows (Hours of the Passion).
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f. 218 a recto   Historiated initial of the young David (Gradual psalms); now removed from book.
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f. 232   Historiated initial of the Dove of the Holy Spirit (Short Hours of the Holy Spirit).
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Binding   Front cover in silver: Nativity.
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Binding   Back cover in silver: Ascension.
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Binding   Spine in silver: Moses and the Tablets of the Law; Transfiguration (?); Ascension (?).
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