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Bridwell MS 15 [Book of Hours]
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[Book of Hours],  Psalms,
King David in Penitence, f. 73r.
Title: [Book of Hours]. Use of Troyes(?).
Origin: [France (Burgundy-Champagne): c. 1480].
Description: Illuminated manuscript on parchment. 125 leaves. 18 x 13 cm. Single column of 20 lines. Textblock: 12.5 x 6.7 cm.
Binding: French 17th-century blind-tooled brown calf.
Comments: Written in gothic batarde script with brown, red, and blue ink, frame ruled, with ample margins. Many rubrics appear in French.
Decoration: Four large illuminations, several pages with gilt borders, many gilt initials.

List of Illuminations

Provenance: (1) Arthur Wilmer, Lexington. (2) Parke-Bernet, New York. (3) Brentano's, Chicago 1949. (4) Dr. Lyle Sellers, Dallas, 1949-1964. (5) Baylor University Medical Center Library, Dallas, 1964-2001. (6) Long term deposit at Bridwell Library, Dallas, 2001.


 

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