Book of hours. Selections

Creator

Catholic Church.

Title

Book of hours. Selections
[Hore presentes ad usum Sarum impresse fuerunt Parisius per Philippu[m] pigouchet].

Publisher

Per Philippe pigouchet

Date

Anno salutis. M.CCCC.xcviii. [1498] die vero. xvi. Maii. pro Symone Vostre ...]

Description

Title and imprint from STC (2nd ed.), 15887.
Two leaves cut from the book and mounted with hinges; in slipcase.
Text of the first leaf includes Psalms 40: 2-14 & 41: 2-8; the second leaf includes Psalms 5: 2-13 and 6.
Printed on parchment.
Rubricated in red; hand painted large initials at the beginning of chapters; smaller ones at the beginning of sentences.
Each page consists 26 lines of text within frame of metal engravings with scenes from the dance of death (outer edge) and Biblical scenes and scenes of church services (lower edge); inner edges are metal engraved borders with floral and animal designs.
Text in Latin; illustrations captioned in French.

Subject

Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800.
Books of hours -- Texts -- Early works to 1800.
Dance of death -- Illustrations.
Incunabula -- France -- Paris.

Identifier

BX2080 .A2 1498
OCLC/WorldCat Number: 317497553

Contributor

Pigouchet, Philippe, active 15th century-16th century, printer.
Vostre, Simon, active 1488-1520, bookseller.

Relation

Format

2 unnumbered leaves : illustrations ; 17 cm, in slipcase 29 cm

Language

Latin

Coverage

[Impresse fueri[n]t Parisius (Paris)

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