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Hore Beate Marie Virginis secundum vsum Romanum totaliter ad longum sine require

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Hore Beate Marie Virginis secundum vsum Romanum totaliter ad longum sine require
Title (uniform):
Book of hours
Barbier, Jean, -1515
Le Rouge, Guillaume, active 1489-1517
Former owner:
Pamèle, Jacques de Joigny de, 1536-1587
Former owner:
Pamèle, Adolphus de Joigny de, 1501-1547
Catholic Church
August 22, 1509
Books of hours
Manuscripts, Renaissance
Armorial bindings (Binding)
Goatskin bindings (Binding)
Metal clasps (Binding)
Silver catches (Binding)
Gilt edges (Binding)
Inlays (Binding)
Autographs (Provenance)
Inscriptions (Provenance)
Marginalia (Provenance)
Mottoes (Provenance)
Gothic scripts
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
FranceIle-de-France (region)Paris
[136] leaves : ill. ; 16 cm (8vo)
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Imprime a Paris : Par Jehan Barbier et Guillaume le Rouge imprimeurs
Notes (ownership):
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.509.C28H with two autographs of Adolphus de Joigny de Pamèle ("Adolphus pamelius Bruge[n]sis -- A quoi tiendra") on front pastedown. Early inscriptions and annotations throughout, including a full-page (French?) inscription on the first rear flyleaf and a Latin inscription on the rear pastedown, signed "Desen bouc behoert toe Franchoys da [Pamela?]" Two overlapping 19th-century paper auctioneer’s tickets the head of the spine, the topmost bearing number 142. Purchased from Lathrop C. Harper in December, 1960 (See catalogue 4: A Selection of Fine Books & Manuscripts, no. 15).
Notes (date):
Date of publication from the colophon, which appears on leaf R8.
Notes (citation):
Bohatta, H. Livres d'Heures, 812
Brunet, V, col. 1668, no. 353
Moreau, p. 324, no. 103
Notes (object):
Signatures: A-R⁸.
Title page vignette (includes the devices of Barbier and Guillaume Le Rouge); title and text printed in red and black ink; initials.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.509.C28H bound in contemporary red and black goatskin with silver clasps and catches. Arms of the Joigny de Pamèle family, with the motto "Daultrui te pas mesle," inset in both covers. Spine paneled and tooled in gilt.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.509.C28H imperfect: leaf C2 wanting, with a blank leaf of manuscript notes tipped into its place. Ruled in red throughout. All 86 woodcuts and most initials fully painted over and illuminated; device on title page painted over with portraits of two former owners and their coats of arms, possibly Adolphus de Joigny de Pamèle and Madalene vanden Heede.
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy G.509.C28H bound with a contemporary manuscript of 39 leaves written in a single semihybrida formata in black ink with red rubrics; initials illuminated in shell gold, most on red grounds. Comprises abbreviated offices for major feasts of the temporale, along with various prayers and devotions, many of which promise indulgences. Contents include prayers for the dead, for after communion, to be said before going to sleep and on entering and leaving the church; prayers for dedication of a church and on taking holy water; prayers to be said before and after elevation of the Host; prayer to the Holy Name, Seven Sorrows and Seven Joys of the Virgin, suffrages (10,000 martyrs, Erasmus, Adrian, 14 Holy Helpers, Francis, Martin, Job, all saints, Holy Trinity), Seven Last Words, prayer of St Gregory to the Five Wounds, and other prayers, devotions, etc. Also contains the Hours of Saint Katherine and Saint Barbara.
G-509-C28H_001 - G-509-C28H_386
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