Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 688 Book of hours
TitleBook of hours
- Catholic Church Catholic Church
Other related names
- Jackson, John C, former owner
- Ely, William, Reverend, former owner
- Riegel, Jacob, former owner
- Fetterolf, Edwin H, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 688
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2487476
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageLatin, with weekday devotions in Italian (f. 129-133)
Written in Italy in the 16th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
- between 1500 and 1599
Book of Hours of the Virgin Mary.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger; title in Zacour-Hirsch "Horae."
Extent144 leaves : 111 x 79 (55 x 38) mm. bound to 115 x 91 mm
FoliationParchment, ii (paper) + 144 + i (paper); [1-144]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
BindingContemporary calf, rebacked, split along front hinge, upper cover detached.
Gold and blue used for initials; spaces left for initials that were never completed; illuminated vine and flower (f. 13r).
- Formerly owned by John C. Jackson, 1849 (autograph, f. 1r).
- Formerly owned by Rev. William Ely of Philadelphia, purchased in Florence 1875 (note, front endleaf).
- Formerly owned by Jacob Riegel, 1934 (note, front endleaf).
- Gift of Edwin H. Fetterolf, 1942 (bookplate, front endleaf).
- Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Books of hours
- Devotional calendars
- Manuscripts, Latin--15th century
- Manuscripts, Italian--15th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
Table of contents
Inside front cover
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Section: Calendar, f. 1r
Decoration: Owner note, f. 1r
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Section: Hours of the Virgin, f. 13r
Decoration: Illuminated illustration, Flower and vine, f. 13r
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Section: Seven penitential psalms, f. 61r
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Section: Litanies, f. 71v
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Section: Office of the Holy Cross, f. 82r
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Section: Office of the Holy Spirit, f. 86r
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Section: Weekday devotions, f. 129r