Description of Bryn Mawr College Library, MS 25: Book of Hours, Use of Rome ("Marquand Hours")contributorMarianne HansencatalogerOliver MitchellcatalogerErin ConnellycatalogerAmey HutchinsCouncil on Library and Information ResourcesBryn Mawr College LibraryThese images and the content of Bryn Mawr College Library MS 25: Book of Hours, Use of Rome ("Marquand Hours") 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, Bryn Mawr College, Special Collections has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this metadata about Bryn Mawr College Library MS 25: Book of Hours, Use of Rome ("Marquand Hours"). 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.Previously Marquand 2Previous foliation skipped leaf between 14 and 15; leaf now numbered 14aFull-page illuminations rubbed; pages of the calendar and first illumination tornDe Ricci, Seymour, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-40), v. 2, 1186, no. 2.United StatesBryn MawrBryn Mawr CollegeBryn Mawr College LibraryMS 25http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/speccoll/guides/ms25.shtmlThis is a book of hours from the fourth quarter of the fifteenth century from Italy, Use of Rome. There are eleven full-page miniatures surrounded by full borders, which include the full Infancy cycle for the Hours of the Virgin, as well as miniatures for the Short Hours of the Cross and the Short Hours of the Holy Spirit. Previous owners include the Discalced Augustinians of San Carlo, Turin in the eighteenth century, Eleanor Cross Marquand, and Allan P. Marquand.LatinBook of Hours, Use of Rome ("Marquand Hours")former ownerPorri-Carcani, Marcheseformer ownerFrasconi, Carlo Francesco, 1754-1836former ownerMarquand, Allan, 1853-1924former ownerMarquand, Eleanor Cross, 1873-1950former ownerDelanoy, Eleanor Marquand1rCalendar12vHours of the Virgin, Use of Rome88vSeven Penitential Psalms101vLitany and prayers112vOffice of the Dead, Use of Rome(?)151vShort Hours of the Cross156vShort Hours of the Holy Spirit161rObsecro te

Parchment

ii+162+i; 143 x 102 mm bound to 150 x 106 mmModern foliation in pencil, 1-14, 14a, 15-161, upper right recto

Single column, fifteen lines, ruled in brown ink, single vertical bounding lines full length; written area: 80 x 57 mmGothic--rotundaEleven full-page miniatures surrounded by full borders (Annunciation, fol. 12v; Nativity, fol. 33v; Presentation in the Temple, fol. 39v; Annunciation to the Shepherds, fol. 44v; Adoration of the Magi, fol. 49v; Flight into Egypt, fol. 54v; Coronation of the Virgin, fol. 63v; David with harp, fol. 88v; Funeral service, fol. 112v; Crucifixion, fol. 151v; Pentecost, fol. 157v) with full borders also on the facing pages; miniature of the Visitation missing between fols. 20 and 21; four- or five-line illuminated initials for each section; two- or three-line illuminated initials throughout; calendar entries begin with large initialsInside front coverBookplate, "Gift of Eleanor Marquand Delanoy in honor of Professor Allan Marquand"[Flyleaf 2 recto]Note: "Presbyt. Caroli Francisci Frasconi a sanctis caeremoniis in cathedrali Novaniensi," and in the same hand, "Marchionis Porri-Carcani Patritii Comensis 1808. 30 augusti"1rNote: "Ex Conventu S. Caroli Taurini FF. Eremit: Discalc: S. Augustini Congregationis Italie et Germanie minor"12vLarge miniature, Annunciation12vFull floral border13rIlluminated initial D13rIlluminated border13vIlluminated initial U14arIlluminated initial Q14avIlluminated initial D16rIlluminated initial C17vIlluminated initial D19rIlluminated initial P19rIlluminated initial I20rIlluminated initial E20vIlluminated initial Q21rIlluminated initial D21rIlluminated initial D21rFull floral border22rIlluminated initial I22vIlluminated initial D24vIlluminated initial B26vIlluminated initial L29rIlluminated initial U29vIlluminated initial O30rIlluminated initial B31rIlluminated initial D31vIlluminated initial P31vIlluminated initial O33vLarge miniature, Nativity33vIlluminated border34rIlluminated initial D34rIlluminated initial M34rFull floral border34vIlluminated initial D35rIlluminated initial B36vIlluminated initial L36vIlluminated initial Q37rIlluminated initial D37vIlluminated initial E38rIlluminated initial O39vLarge miniature, Presentation in the Temple39vIlluminated border40rIlluminated initial D40rIlluminated border40vIlluminated initial A41rIlluminated initial L41vIlluminated initial B42vIlluminated initial E43rIlluminated initial D43vIlluminated initial P43vIlluminated initial O44vLarge miniature, Annunciation to the Shepherds44vIlluminated border45rIlluminated initial D45rIlluminated border45rIlluminated initial M45vIlluminated initial A46rIlluminated initial N46vIlluminated initial Q47vIlluminated initial E47vIlluminated initial C48rIlluminated initial E48vIlluminated initial O49vLarge miniature, Adoration of the Magi49vIlluminated border50rIlluminated initial D50rIlluminated border50rIlluminated initial M50vIlluminated initial I51rIlluminated initial N51vIlluminated initial B52vIlluminated initial I53rIlluminated initial A53vIlluminated initial P53vIlluminated initial O54vLarge miniature, Flight into Egypt54vIlluminated border55rIlluminated initial D55rIlluminated border55rIlluminated initial D56rIlluminated initial L56vIlluminated initial L57vIlluminated initial N58vIlluminated initial L59rIlluminated initial A59vIlluminated initial A60rIlluminated initial M61vIlluminated initial C62rIlluminated initial P62rIlluminated initial O63vLarge miniature, Coronation of the Virgin63vIlluminated border64rIlluminated initial C64rIlluminated border64rIlluminated initial S65rIlluminated initial D65vIlluminated initial D66rIlluminated initial M66vIlluminated initial E66vIlluminated initial M67rIlluminated initial B67vIlluminated initial E68rIlluminated initial O68vIlluminated initial S69rIlluminated initial O69vIlluminated initial E72rIlluminated initial D73rIlluminated initial A74rIlluminated initial C75vIlluminated initial D77rIlluminated initial L78vIlluminated initial E79rIlluminated initial D79vIlluminated initial C80vIlluminated initial M81vIlluminated initial Q82rIlluminated initial D84rIlluminated initial E84vIlluminated initial E84vIlluminated initial E85rIlluminated initial D85vIlluminated initial E86vIlluminated initial O88vLarge miniature, King David with harp88vIlluminated border89rIlluminated initial D89rIlluminated border90rIlluminated initial B91vIlluminated initial D94rIlluminated initial M96rIlluminated initial D99rIlluminated initial D99vIlluminated initial D101vIlluminated initial R107rIlluminated initial D109rIlluminated initial D109rIlluminated initial E109rIlluminated initial I109vIlluminated initial D109vIlluminated initial Q110rIlluminated initial D110vIlluminated initial U110vIlluminated initial A111rIlluminated initial A111rIlluminated initial O112vLarge miniature, Funeral scene112vIlluminated border113rIlluminated initial D113rIlluminated border114rIlluminated initial A114vIlluminated initial L115vIlluminated initial D116rIlluminated initial C117vIlluminated initial M118vIlluminated initial L119vIlluminated initial D119vIlluminated initial D120rIlluminated initial D120vIlluminated initial A121vIlluminated initial U123rIlluminated initial D123rIlluminated initial D125vIlluminated initial P126rIlluminated initial T127rIlluminated initial M128rIlluminated initial D129rIlluminated initial A131vIlluminated initial D133vIlluminated initial R134vIlluminated initial N135vIlluminated initial Q136vIlluminated initial E139rIlluminated initial B141rIlluminated initial Q143rIlluminated initial S144rIlluminated initial P145rIlluminated initial Q146vIlluminated initial M147rIlluminated initial T148vIlluminated initial D148vIlluminated initial E150vIlluminated initial L150vIlluminated initial B151vLarge miniature, Crucifixion151vIlluminated border152rIlluminated initial D152rIlluminated border152rIlluminated initial P152vIlluminated initial D153rIlluminated initial D153rIlluminated initial N153vIlluminated initial D153vIlluminated initial C154rIlluminated initial D154rIlluminated initial N154vIlluminated initial D154vIlluminated initial N155rIlluminated initial D155rIlluminated initial D155vIlluminated initial C155vIlluminated initial N156rIlluminated initial D156vLarge miniature, Pentecost156vIlluminated border157rIlluminated initial D157rIlluminated border157rIlluminated initial N157vIlluminated initial O158rIlluminated initial B158vIlluminated initial D158vIlluminated initial T158vIlluminated initial D159rIlluminated initial S159rIlluminated initial D159vIlluminated initial S159vIlluminated initial D159vIlluminated initial D160rIlluminated initial D160rIlluminated initial S160vIlluminated initial H161rHistoriated initial O, Virgin and Child

Eighteenth-century Italian limp vellum; on spine in ink: "Ufficio, e/ Orationi/ in/ Miniature"

Fourth quarter 15th century

Piedmont, ItalyWritten in the Piedmont in final quarter of the fifteenth century; owned in the eighteenth century by the Discalced Augustinians of San Carlo, Turin ("Ex Conventu S. Caroli Taurini FF. Eremit: Discalc: S. Augustini Congregationis Italie et Germanie minor," fol. 1r, in lower margin in an earlier hand); catalogue entry attached: "Ufficio della Madonna in pergamena con ricche miniature" (fol. ii recto); given in 1808 by Marchese Porri-Carcani, of Como, to Abate Carlo Francese Frasconi, of the Cathedral at Novara ("Presbyt. Caroli Francisci Frasconi a sanctis caeremoniis in cathedrali Novaniensi" and in the same hand, "Marchionis Porri-Carcani Patritii Comensis 1808. 30 augusti," fol. ii recto); in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Allan P. Marquand, the former a professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University; given to Bryn Mawr College in December, 1974 by his daughter, Eleanor Marquand Delanoy (bookplate)Book TypeAccountsAntiphonaryArmorialBibleBiographyBook of HoursBreviaryChronicleCollection of SermonsCommentaryDictionaryDocumentDogaleFriendship bookGenealogyGlossaryGospel LectionaryGospelsGradualHaggadahHomilaryHorologionHymnalKoranLectionaryMass bookMiscellanyMissalPontificalPortolan chartPrayer bookPrivate devotional textProcessionalProtective scrollPsalterPsalter-HoursQur`anRecipe bookSaint's LifeScribal manualSong bookTorahTreatiseCentury6th 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) AfricaTurkeyWalesYemenOtherAlchemyAllegoryAstrologyAstronomyBiblicalBinding wasteCartographyChurch FathersCosmologyDevotionFinancial recordsFortune-tellingFriendshipGamesGeographyGeomancyGrammarHistoryKabbalahLegalLiterature -- PoetryLiterature -- ProseLiturgyLogicMagicMaritimeMathematicsMineralogyPhilosophyPiyutimResponsaScienceScience -- MedicineScriptureSufismTheologyBook of Hours15th centuryItalyItalianDevotion