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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 034
Description: ff. ii + 146 + ii - Modern green velvet. - Robert L. Stuart (1806-1882), his no. 13849, bequeathed 1892. - De Ricci, 1320. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 56.
Notes:-Two sets of foliation; description follows underlined folio numbers which appear ever 10 leaves.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Roger S. Wieck for his extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA034_41
Language: Latin Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-146v
Description: - Parchment - 168 x 111 mm - 12-14 long lines (17 in calendar), ruled in light red pencil.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Angers
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic
Artist(s): Master of Jeanne de Laval
Figurative Decoration: 12 miniatures, of which 7 by the Master of Jeanne de Laval, the remaining 5 by another hand; 19th cent. overpaintining in all
Other Decoration: Large blue, red, and gold initials on gold and blue fields. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 1-line red and blue initials.
Notes: De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this manuscript in France; De Ricci says western France, Dr. Guest suggests Nantes? De Ricci dates it to the 15th century, Dr. Guest to 1450-1475. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 3-145v
Title: Book of hours, use of Nantes
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Obsecro te domina sancta maria mater dei pietate plenissima
Explicit: Inclina domine. Deus venie largitor fidelium ut supra.
Notes: Suffrage of St. Apollonia added at end of text, f. 145v, in a noting hand. 
Status of text: One leaf missing between ff. 57-58 (beginning of terce)
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f. 3   Opening page of calendar for the month of January including in red the feasts of Felix, bishop of Nantes (8 January) and Hilary, bishop of Poitiers (13 January).

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f. 15   Pieta` with Mary holding the dead Christ, as John the Evangelist and Mary Magdalene look on.

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f. 69v   Gold initials and text in two sizes according to liturgical function.

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f. 71   Flight into Egypt.

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ff. 143v-144   Explicit of main text; on the verso, space reserved for the rubrics.

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f. 145v   Suffrage to St. Apollonia praying for relief "a tetro dolore dentium."

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