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New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer 010
Description: ff. iii + 210 + iii - 19th century dark olive-brown morocco by Cape, with giltwork, wrongly lettered on the back as to date. - Initials GM, GY and BL appear throughout the manuscript, along with motto "Je me plains..." (f. 184v). Bookplate of Francis Jack (1787-1880), second earl of Kilmorey. Purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, 1922. - De Ricci, 1337.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLSpencer010_42
Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-210v
Description: - Parchment - 133 x 93 mm - 15 long lines per page, ruled in red (brown?) pen. Some prickmarks and traces of some catchwords visible. Quaternions seem to be the norm, but most catchwords no longer extant.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Ba^tarde
Figurative Decoration: 18 large and 2 small miniatures; 2 historiated initials; full-page and lateral borders decorated with grotesques.
Other Decoration: 1-line, 2-line and 4-line gold initials on black, red and blue backgrounds. Gold, black, red and blue linefillers. Rubrics.
Notes: Notes in dossier state that this is a Franco-Norman manuscript, use of Amiens. Another note in the dossier raises the possibility that this manuscript is a nineteenth-century forgery (the decoration may appear later than the script, which is authentic). Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-209v
Title: Book of hours, use of Amiens
Language(s): Latin; French
Incipit: Passio domini nostri ihesu christi secundum iohannem
Explicit: ut tue miserationi regratiari valeam in secula seculorum. Amen.
Notes: French used in calendar, some rubrics, and some border designs. 
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f. 1   Opening page of calendar, with the beginning of the month of January, written in French. Rubrics, initials, lateral border design with initials bl.
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ff. 13v-14   Opening of main text with historiated initial, full-page miniature of Christ tied to a column, elaborate border design with grotesques.
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f. 41v   Page of text with initial, lateral border containing words in French. Trace of catchword in lower margin.
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f. 122   Page of text with initials, linefillers, and lateral border design with grotesque figure.
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f. 196v   Page of text, lateral border with initials and death's head.
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f. 209v   Explicit of text, lateral border with grotesque figure.
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