Description of Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 132: Book of Hours, Use of UtrechtcontributorDiane BiunnocatalogerAmey HutchinsCouncil on Library and Information ResourcesFree Library of PhiladelphiaThese images and the content of Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 132: Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht are free of known copyright restrictions and in the public domain. See the Creative Commons Public Domain Mark page for usage details, http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/.To the extent possible under law, Free Library of Philadelphia, Special Collections has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this metadata about Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E 132: Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht. This work is published from: United States. For a summary of CC0, see https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. Legal code: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode.Paper flyleavesDutch, with Hours of the Days of the Week and some additional prayers in LatinDe Ricci, Seymour, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada, vol. 2 (New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-40), p. 2036, no. 68.Free Library of Philadelphia, A Descriptive Catalogue of the John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts in the Free Library of Philadelphia, compiled by Edwin Wolf, 2nd, with an introduction by Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach (Philadelphia: The Free Library, 1937), p. 146, no. 132.Webber, Philip E. "Medieval Netherlandic Manuscripts in Greater Philadelphia Libraries." Archives et bibliotheques de Belgique 47, no. 3-4 (1976), pp. 491-493 (article pp. 459-513).TELMA-Luxury Bound: A corpus of manuscripts illustrated in the Netherlands (1400-1550)United StatesPhiladelphiaFree Library of PhiladelphiaJohn Frederick Lewis Collection of European ManuscriptsLewis E 132https://know.freelibrary.org/Record/1599791682952This manuscript is a Book of Hours for the Use of Utrecht, written in Dutch and Latin in hybrida script circa 1500, with full floral borders inhabited by a variety of creatures marking the major textual divisions and many hour divisions. The texts include the Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms and Litany, and Office of the Dead, all in the translations of Gerard Groote, but also the Hours for the Days of the Week in Latin and prayers in both Dutch and Latin.Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350); LatinBook of Hours, Use of UtrechttranslatorGroote, Gerard, 1340-1384former ownerLewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932former ownerLewis, Anne Baker1rCalendar, Use of Utrecht13rHours of the Virgin, translation of Geert Groote51rPenitential Psalms and Litany, translation of Geert Groote66rOffice of the Dead, translation of Geert Groote87rHours for the Days of the Week, in Latin120rPrayers, in Dutch127rPseudo-Bede, De meditatione passionis Christi per septem diei horas libellus, translated into Dutch149vPrayers, to Saint Matilda and the Virgin Mary, in Latin150vPrayer, in Dutch151vBede, Oratio de septem verbis Christi in cruce

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vi+154+ vi; 159 x 109 mm bound to 165 x 114 mmModern foliation in pencil, upper or lower right recto

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Nineteenth-century blue morocco, gilt-stamped decoration; marbled paper pastedowns; stamped in gold on spine, BOOK OF HOURS, DUTCH MS., and c. 1400

Circa 1500

Southern NetherlandsFrederick Lewis, Philadelphia: given by his widow, Anne Baker Lewis, to the Free Library of Philadelphia in 1936; Lewis's handwritten pencil notes on recto of first back end leafBook TypeAccountsAntiphonaryArmorialBibleBiographyBook of HoursBreviaryChronicleCollection of SermonsCommentaryDocumentDogaleFriendship bookGenealogyGlossaryGospel LectionaryGospelsGradualHaggadahHomilaryHorologionHymnalKoranLectionaryMass bookMiscellanyMissalPontificalPortolan chartPrayer bookPrivate devotional textProcessionalProtective scrollPsalterPsalter-HoursQur`anRecipe bookSaint's LifeScribal manualTorahTreatiseCentury6th century7th century8th century9th century10th century11th century12th century13th century14th century15th century16th century17th century18th century19th century20th centuryCultureAbbasidArabicArmenianAshkenaziAustrianByzantineCarolingianChineseChristianCopticDutchEgyptianEnglishEthiopianFatimidFlemishFrenchGermanIndianIslamicItalianJewishMamlukMughalOttomanOttonianPersianPortugueseQajarRajputRussianSafavidSephardiSpanishTimuridTurkishYemeniteDescriptive termAccordion bookAlbumAnnotatedBindingCalligraphyCaroline minusculeChartCharterColophonDamageDiagramsDrawingEarly Abbasid scriptFragmentGlossGothicGothic book handGrisailleGrotesquesHeadpieceHeraldryHistoriated initialHumanisticIlluminationIllustrationInhabited initialKuficManiculesMedallionMicrographyMiniatureMissing leavesMusical notationNew Abbasid styleNotable bindingOriginal bindingOrnamentPaintingPalimpsestPaperPenwork initialPuzzle initialRaginiRomanesqueScrapbookScrollScroll-work initialSealsTablesTexturaTreasure bindingWatermarkWhite-vine letteringWoodcutsGeographyAfghanistanArmeniaAustriaBelgiumCentral Arab lands (Near East)Central AsiaChinaEgyptEnglandEthiopiaFlandersFranceGermanyGreeceIndiaIranIraqIsraelItalyMaghrebMoroccoNetherlandsPakistanPortugalRomaniaRussiaSpainSub-Saharan (West) AfricaTurkeyYemenOtherAlchemyAllegoryAstrologyAstronomyBiblicalCartographyChurch FathersCosmologyDevotionFinancial recordsFortune-tellingFriendshipGamesGeographyGeomancyGrammarHistoryKabbalahLegalLiterature -- PoetryLiterature -- ProseLiturgyLogicMagicMaritimeMathematicsMineralogyPhilosophyPiyutimResponsaScienceScience -- MedicineScriptureSufismTheology16th centuryNetherlandsDutchBook of HoursPrivate devotional textDevotionChristianIllustration