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Name: Horae (Use of Rennes) (fragment)

Repository: Collection of A. L. Nicholson, MB, BS, DPM, MANZCP

Settlement: Ballarat, Vic

Associated Manuscript Items:
Calendar from Horae (Use of Rennes) (fragment)

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Acquisition: Acquired in 1960 from The Folio Society

Binding: modern scarlet leather over boards, and on the front cover is the lettering ÔFragment on Vellum from a Manuscript Book of Hours French, 15th CenturyÕ


Collation: (6)1-2 Ar.-v., Br.-v. are blank


Condition: water stains around the outer edges and prickings in the outer margins; edges untrimmed

Deco desc: gold KL against blue and red ground with white tracery, placed at the head of each month; rubrics are red

Dimensions: 208 x 155 mm

Extent: ii + 12


Hand desc: French littera gothica textualis formata


Layout: one col. of 17 lines

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List bibl: The Folio Society. CollectorsÕ Corner. Catalogue no.2, London 1960, item no.77.

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Orig date: s. xv1

Orig place:


Provenance: the diocese of Rennes based on the feasts' and saints' names

Record hist source: Sinclair no. 252



Support: vellum, modern paper: A and B


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