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Name: Breviarium

Repository: State Library of South Australia

Settlement: Adelaide

Associated Manuscript Items:
Breviarium

Library ref: 264.02 / Sp

Acquisition: the volume was acquired from Don G. T. Smith in 1934

Binding: 19c. white paper over wooden boards, covers bear one fillet in black ink. Spine has title OFFICE / DE / LA / VIERGE in black ink

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Collation: (9)1 (8)2-8 (6)9 (8)10-11, Quire 1 lacks its first sheet which was probably blank

Composite:

Condition: Edges trimmed

Deco desc: black and red entries in Calendar; red rubrics; caps and fill-ins alternately red and blue ; initials in gold, blue, red

Dimensions: 157 x 108 mm

Extent: A-D 16c. paper + 87 + E-I 16c. paper + J-S 17c. vellum + T-Y modern paper; Ar. marbled, Av.-Bv., Er.-Iv., Xr.-Xv. are blank, Yv. marbled.

Foliation:

Hand desc: French lettre bourguignonne hand 2: a contemporary French littera gothica textualis formata on fols79v.-87r. containing seven groups of four-line red staves with words (black square notation)

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Layout: one col. of 26 lines

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List bibl: Bibliography: Exhibition, p.29, no.67.

Music notation: seven groups of four-line red staves with words (black square notation) on fols79v.-87r., in hand 2: a contemporary French littera gothica textualis formata

Note:

Orig date: s. xv2

Orig place:

Origin: The Breviary is most likely of French Carthusian provenance based on entries in the Calendar.

Provenance: water-mark is a vase with handle surmounted by a simple cross cf. Briquet, Vol.IV, no.12481 (Paris 1468), no.12482 (Troyes 1474, Chartres and Caen 1478, Argences 1480), no.12499 (Ch‰tel-Censoir 1492 and northeast to 1502), 87v. prayers in Latin by a 17c. hand, in Calendar are notes in 16c. and 17c. hands; Dr. has pasted to it a printed frame by Thielman Kerver, [N2 German printer and bookseller who flourished in Paris at the end of 15c. and in the early years of 16c. For Horae he printed see P. Lacombe, Livres dÕheures imprimŽs an XVe et an XVIe sicle, Paris 1907, nos43,52,80ff.] the title ÔPsalterium intemerate dei genitricis Virginis MariaeÕ, the quire signature Ai and the words ÔAd usum F. J. LardŽÕ by a 16c. hand; Dv. by another 16c. hand are the prayers: Aue cuius conceptio . . . (Leroquais, Vol.1, pp.76,99ff., Chevalier, no.1744, Walther, no.1904); Deus qui nos conceptionis natiuitatis . . . (Leroquais, Vol.I, p.99); Jr.-Sv. are filled with ÔPrires du soir, Litanies de la Sainte Vierge, Lequin, 1645Õ; Cr. has the signature ÔhenryÕ in a modern hand; Yr. in modern pencil ÔDon G. T. SmithÕ

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 156

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Support: paper water-mark is a vase with handle surmounted by a simple cross cf. Briquet, Vol.IV, no.12481 (Paris 1468), no.12482 (Troyes 1474, Chartres and Caen 1478, Argences 1480), no.12499 (Ch‰tel-Censoir 1492 and northeast to 1502)

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