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Ms. Codex 1057 Ferial psalter
- Catholic Church
Call numberMs. Codex 1057
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9940876113503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
LanguageLatin, with later additions in German
- ca. 1350
Ferial psalter, containing the psalms divided into eight sections: seven for the psalms for matins through the week and the eighth containing all the psalms for vespers, accompanied by indications of invitatories, antiphons, hymns, short chapter readings, and concluding with canticles, a litany and prayers. The eight sections are marked with illumination or penwork. The psalter is preceded by antiphons and hymns added in the 16th century and a 14th-century liturgical calendar including the feast day of Saint Vigilius, Bishop of Trent, and 17th-century entries for the deaths of members of the community of the abbey of Saint Walburga.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent272 leaves : 116 x 75 (80 x 55) mm. bound to 125 x 95 mm
CollationParchment and paper, 272; 1⁶ 2-22¹² 23⁶; quires 3-23 signed i-xxii in red on last verso, except quire 18 (xvi), where the lower margin of the last leaf has been repaired; [1-10; 10-271]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto, with two leaves marked 10; the foliation references in this record use the pencil foliation as it appears in the manuscript.
BindingLate 16th-century blind-stamped pigskin with two brass clasps.
Two historiated initials with painted initials with white tracery and painted ascenders and descenders with grotesques in the margins (ff. 15v, 182v); four 4- to 6-line painted initials in blue and red with openwork foliate motifs, decorated with red and blue penwork and grotesques (ff. 46v, 106r, 132v, 156v); two 2- to 3- line painted initials with red and blue penwork (ff. 67r, 86r); numerous 1- and 2- line initials alternating between red and blue; rubrics in red; handcolored engraving of St. Christopher pasted onto front pastedown.
- Sold by Les Enluminures (Chicago & Paris), 2007.
- Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Finding tabs
- Devotional calendars
- Death registers
- Illuminated manuscripts
- Manuscripts, Latin--14th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
- 14th century
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Table of contents
- Inside front cover — Engraving of Saint Christopher [pasted in], Inside front cover
Inside front cover
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Decoration: Engraving of Saint Christopher [pasted in], Inside front cover
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Section: Antiphons and hymns [16th century], f. 1r
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Section: Calendar with 17th c. necrology, f. 9r