Description of Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 103: Book of Hours, Use of RomecontributorKarin SunicatalogerAmey HutchinsCouncil on Library and Information ResourcesFree Library of PhiladelphiaThese images and the content of Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 103: Book of Hours, Use of Rome 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 103: Book of Hours, Use of Rome. 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.Leaves missing between fols. 16 and 17, 17 and 18, 25 and 26, 26 and 27, 28 and 29, 57 and 58, 58 and 59, 60 and 61, 67 and 68, 70 and 71, and 100 and 101 (probably those containing miniatures)De 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. 2043, no. 104.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. 112-113, no. 103.PhiladelphiaFree Library of PhiladelphiaJohn Frederick Lewis Collection of European ManuscriptsLewis E 103104This Book of Hours, Use of Rome, is from fifteenth- or sixteenth-century Flanders. Although now missing at least eleven leaves that likely had miniatures, it retains nineteen leaves with three-quarter or full borders with floral specimens and sometimes lattice-work against colored backgrounds, inhabited by creatures including butterflies and moths, snails, birds, an owl, and a monkey. Prayers, suffrages, and Gospel lessons precede the Hours of the Virgin.LatinBook of Hours, Use of Romeformer ownerHoe, Robert, 1839-1909former ownerLewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932former ownerLewis, Anne Baker1rPrayer, Obsecro te4rPrayer, O intemerata7rSuffrages9rAthanasian Creed12vPrayers, beginning with O bone ihesu17vSuffrages26rGospel Lessons29rHours of the Virgin83rPenitential Psalms, Litany, and Prayers101rOffice of the Dead

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iv+138+iv; 115 x 80 mm bound to 125 x 95 mmFoliation, earlier in ink, upper right recto (skipping fol. 68); later foliation in pencil corrects them or adds correct number lower right recto; references in this record are to the later foliation

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Mid-nineteenth-century English Russia leather, blind tooled, gilt edges; stamped in gold on spine: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis, Latin Ms, and Flemish XV Century

15th or 16th century

FlandersRobert Hoe (sold 1912); John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia; given by his widow, Anne Baker Lewis, to the Free Library of Philadelphia in 1936; book plates of Robert Hoe (on inside front cover) and John Frederick Lewis (on recto of front fly leaf); unidentified armorial book plate with six lions on inside front cover; note written in pencil on recto of back fly leaf, "Sale no. 2088 Robt. Hoe"; in pencil of recto of last back end leaf: "h. 68"Book 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) AfricaTurkeyYemenOtherAlchemyAllegoryAstrologyAstronomyBiblicalBinding wasteCartographyChurch FathersCosmologyDevotionFinancial recordsFortune-tellingFriendshipGamesGeographyGeomancyGrammarHistoryKabbalahLegalLiterature -- PoetryLiterature -- ProseLiturgyLogicMagicMaritimeMathematicsMineralogyPhilosophyPiyutimResponsaScienceScience -- MedicineScriptureSufismTheologyBook of Hours15th century16th centuryFlemishFlandersInhabited initialMissing leavesDevotionPrivate devotional textLiturgyIllustration