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New York, Grolier Club, ,  MS 12
Description: ff. 164 - Bound, s. XVIII, in Italian embossed silver binding with arms (a hand holding a scythe) and the initials, ADIU. - Arms of the first owner: or three gateways with two turrets gules, with the initials A.P.; Samuel Putnam Avery collection; exhibited at the Grolier Club in 1892, n. 97; given to the Grolier Club in 1918 by Samuel Putnam Avery, Jr. - De Ricci, p. 1291.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 18
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MS12_24
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-164v
Description: - Parchment - 85 x 60 mm - 13 long lines
Country: ItalyCardinal point: northern
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Rounded gothic book hand
Figurative Decoration: 1 miniature; 14 historiated initials
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-164v
Title: Book of hours, use of Rome
Language(s): Latin
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ff. 5v-6   Calendar including the feasts of Monica (4 May) and the Conversion of Augustine (5 May), both in red.
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f. 15 a recto   Small miniature of the Virgin and Child, in a pose resembling that of the Nativity; coat of arms in the lower margin surmounted by the initials "AP"; leaf now removed from book.
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ff. 23v-24   Pen flourished initials.
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ff. 40v-41   Sainted bishop, probably Augustine of Hippo for Prime of the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 44v-45   Monica, for Terce of the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 49v-50   Nicholas of Tolentino (can. 1446) with star on his chest, for Sext of the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 52v-53   Jerome, beating his bare chest with a rock, for None of the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 55v-56   Peter with his keys, for Vespers for the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 64v-65   Anthony abbot, with crozier and bell, for Compline of the Hours of the Virgin.
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ff. 86v-87   Historiated initial of a gold cross in a landscape.
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ff. 90v-91   Historiated initial of the Dove of the Holy Spirit.
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ff. 93v-94   Painted initial S for the votive mass of the Virgin Mary.
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ff. 96v-97   Skull on a green ground.
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ff. 132v-133   King David, half-length, in prayer.
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ff. 147v-148   Litany including "Pater Augustine" among the bishops.
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ff. 157v-158   Rubric, "Incipit officium beate virginis marie de compassione dulcissimi filii sui domini nostri iesu christi."
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Binding   Front cover.
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Binding   Back cover.
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