Thys prymer of Salisburye use is sett owght along wythowght ony serchyng : wyth many prayers and goodly pyctures yn the kalender yn the matyns off owr lady ...
- Thys prymer of Salisburye use is sett owght along wythowght ony serchyng : wyth many prayers and goodly pyctures yn the kalender yn the matyns off owr lady ...
- Title (alt.):
Horae beatissime Uirginis Marie secu[n]dum usum Sarum
- Title (uniform):
Book of hours (Salisbury)
- Bonhomme, Yolande
- Tory, Geoffroy, approximately 1480-approximately 1533
- Growte, John
- Former owner:
- Hampton, John Somerset Pakington, Baron, 1799-1880
- Former owner:
- Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857
- Catholic Church
Books of hours
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Gauffered edges (Binding)
Gilt edges (Binding
Panel-stamped bindings (Binding)
Signature registers (Printing)
Printers' devices (Printing)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Benton Collection of Editions of the Book of Common Prayer
- cclxxxiii,  leaves : ill. ; 13 cm (16mo)
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Newly enpryntyd yn Paris :
Wythyn the howse off Thylind Keruer att the expenses off Iohan Growte boke seller yn London dwellyng wythyn the Blak Freers next the churche doore
- Notes (citation):
STC (2nd ed.), 15979
A reissue of STC 15978 (printed in 1532), with the first gathering reprinted to reflect the date of 1533.
The London bookseller John Growte (sometimes Groyat), had three editions of the Salisbury hours printed in Paris by Yolande Bonhomme, widow of Thielmann Kerver, between 1532 and 1534.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early calfskin paneled in blind with earlier floral panel stamp laid into the front and back covers. Spine ruled in blind with date and title stamped in gilt. All text block edges gilt and gauffered. Armorial bookplate of John S. Pakington is present on front pastedown and that of William Pitt Amherst on front free endpaper. Housed in a tan cloth box and shelved with earlier blue goatskin box.
- Notes (object):
Signatures: a-z⁸ A-G⁸ ✠-✠✠⁸ H-N⁸.
Title page vignette (printer's device); initials; woodcut vignettes; title and text printed in red and black ink.
The oval woodcuts in the Calendar, appearing between leaves a4v and d1r, are signed with the Lorraine cross, which is the mark used by Geoffroy Tory.
Colophon: Impresse Parisiis impensis quidem honesti uiri Joannis Growte librarii opera autem co[n]spicue matrone Yolande Bonhommeuvidue defuncti Thielmanni Keruer sub corni commora[n]tis in uico diui Jacobi. Anno d[omi]ni.M.D.xxxii. mense Augusto.
Benton-28-29_001 - Benton-28-29_620
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