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Davis, University of California, Davis, Shields Library, Special Collections,  UCD BX2080 A2 1497
Description: ff. i + 97 + i - Plain red morocco, twentieth century. - Family of Jehan Chacère (1497); Pierre Picard le jeune (1530); Alex Scott Carter, "MS No. 2" (1907); acquired by UC Davis from Francis Edwards at the 8th California Antiquarian Book Faire (September 1972).
Notes:-Exhibited at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto in "Books of the Middle Ages" on 10 March 1950.
Acknowledgments: - Information for this description kindly supplied by D. J. Dutschke and C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 9
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/UCDBX2080A21497_7
Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1r-97v
Description: - Parchment - 206 x 155 mm - 21-22 long lines ruled in pale red ink.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Poitiers (?)
Assigned Date: s. XV4/4Searchable Date Range: 1475 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Bâtarde.
Figurative Decoration: 3 miniatures, of which 2 are retouched?
Notes: Localization to Poitiers suggested by presence of St. Lubin in the litany; on ff. 1v-5v, 101-102, birth & death notices of Chache`re family, 1497-1520, possibly from Auxerre. Large miniature & written space cut from original leaf & re-mounted in window.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-97v
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Language(s): Latin; French
Notes: ff. 8-19v Calendar; ff. 20-57v Hours of BVM; ff. 58-69v Penitential pss & litany; ff. 70-91 Office of the Dead; ff. 91v-99v Obsecro te, O Intemerata, suffrages of Michael, John the Baptist, Sebastian, Margaret, Barbara, Stephen, Lawrence, Anne, Mary Magd. 
Status of text: Hours of the BVM begin defectively; foliation skips 6, 7 to allow for stubs
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ff. 7v-8r   Family records; beginning of calendar.
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ff. 31v-32r   Miniature: The Visitation, possibly retouched.
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ff. 38v-39r   Border with insect; hierarchy of initials.
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ff. 52v-53r   L-shaped border divided into triangular sections; hierarchy of initials.
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f. 70r   Miniature: vigil of the Office of the Dead (possibly retouched); full border with flying duck and peacock.
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f. 73r   Miniature: matins of the Office of the Dead, Lazarus and Dives.
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ff. 85v-86r   Change in quality of parchment.
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ff. 100v-101r   Family records.
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ff. 101v-102r   Family records; signature of member of Chacère family.
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