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Bod-Inc: H-165

Horae ad usum Romanum (Rome) [French and Latin]


Analysis of Content

a1r [Printer's device.]

a1v ‘Almanach pour xxi. an.' [1488-1508].

a2r [Anatomical man.] Incipit: ‘Quant la lune est en aries leo et sagitarius il fait bon saigner au colerique. Feu . . .’ Soleil 28. Some of the text is typeset, some is part of the woodcut.

a2v [Calendarium.] Roman calendar, with the addition of: 1 Mar. ‘Herculani', 2 Mar. ‘Lupi', 18 Mar. ‘Anselmi', 5 Apr. ‘Vincenti', 30 June ‘Marcialis', 27 July ‘Panthaleonis', 31 July ‘Fantini', 23 Oct. ‘Seuerini', 4 Nov. ‘Vitalis', 7 Nov. ‘Prosdocimi', 29 Nov. ‘Saturnini.’

a8v [Evangelia.] Io 1, 1-14; Lc 1, 26-38; Mt 2, 1-12; Mc 16, 14-20.

b4v ‘Passio domini nostri Iesu Christi secundum Johannem.’ Io 18,1-19,42.

c2v ‘Hore intemerate virginis Marie secundum vsum Romane curie incipiunt feliciter.’ Incipit: ‘[D]omine labia mea aperies . . .’

e3v ‘Ad matutinas de cruce.’ Incipit: ‘[D]omine labia mea aperies . . .’

e4v ‘Ad matutinas de sancto spiritu.’ Incipit: ‘[D]omine labia mea aperies . . .’ “Mixed” Hours: Matins of the Hours of the Cross and of the Holy Spirit are inserted immediately after Matins and Lauds of the Hours of the BVM, etc.

g6v [Mutationes in Officio BVM.] Incipit: ‘In aduentu domini officium beate Marie dicitur modo predicto . . .’

h3v ‘Sequuntur septem psalmi penitentiales.’ Ps 6; 31; 37; 50; 101; 129; 142.

i2r ‘Letania.’ As H‑160.

i7v ‘Sequuntur vigilie mortuorum.’ Incipit: ‘Ad vesperas. Antiphona. Placebo . . .’

m1v ‘Sequuntur suffragia plurimorum sanctorum et sanctarum.’ Incipit: ‘De sanctissima trinitate. Sancta trinitas vnus deus miserere nobis. Antiphona. Te inuocamus, te adoramus, te laudamus . . .’

m2v ‘Oratio ad deum patrem.’ Incipit: ‘[Antiphona.] Pater de celis deus miserere nobis. [Oratio.] [D]omine sancte pater omnipotens eterne deus qui coequalem consubstantialem . . .’ See Leroquais, Livres d'heures, I 100.

m3r ‘Oratio ad filium.’ Incipit: ‘[Antiphona.] Fili redemptor mundi deus miserere nobis. [Oratio.] [D]omine Iesu Criste fili dei viui qui es verus et omnipotens deus . . .’ See Leroquais, Livres d'heures, I 100.

m3v ‘Oratio ad spiritum sanctum.’ Incipit: ‘[Antiphona.] Spiritus sancte deus miserere nobis. [Oratio.] [D]omine spiritus sancte deus qui coequalis consubstantialis . . .’ See Leroquais, Livres d'heures, I 100.

m3v ‘De facie domini.’ Incipit: ‘Antiphona. [S]alue sancta facies nostri redemptoris . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 349 no. xli.

m4v ‘Oratio ad beatam virginem Mariam.’ Incipit: ‘[O]bsecro te . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 346 no. xxxviii.

m6v ‘Alia oratio ad beatam virginem Mariam.’ Incipit: ‘[O] intemerata . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 336 no. xxi.

m8v ‘Deuota contemplatio beate Marie virginis iuxta crucem . . .’ Incipit: ‘[S]tabat mater dolorosa . . .’ Chevalier, Rep. hymn., 19416.

n1v [Suffragia II.] As H‑151: 1-21.

o2v [Devotae orationes.] Incipit: ‘Sensuiuent plusieurs deuotes louenges, peticions . . .’ As H‑151: 1-22.

o6v Gregorius(?): ‘Les sept oraisons sainct Gregoire.’ Incipit: ‘[O] domine Iesu Christe, adoro te in cruce pendentem . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 346 no. xxxvii.

o8r ‘Oraison tresdeuote a dieu le pere.’ Incipit: ‘[M]on benoist dieu, ie croy de cueur . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 330 no. xiii.

p1r [Litaniae lauretanae.] ‘Oratio dicenda die sabbati ad honorem intemerate dei genitricis virginis Marie.’ Incipit: ‘[M]issus est Gabriel angelus . . .’ Meersseman, Akathistos, II 244-7.

p4v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, [c.1493-6]. 8°.


Collation: a–o8 p4.

Remarks: The first leaf of each gathering has the catch letter ‘R' for Rome.

Types: Types: 130 G; 98 B; 81 B; 65 G; capital spaces.

Leaves: 116 leaves.

Line number: 21 lines (b3r).

Type area: Type area: 103 × 59 mm, with borders 138 × 90 mm (b3r).

Illustrations: Woodcuts: anatomical man (104 × 78 mm), 18 large (114 × 77 mm), 30 small (38 × 25 mm). Each text page is within a combination of historiated borders and decorative elements such as grotesques and architectural, floral, and figurative designs. Some of the woodcuts have typeset captions.

Remarks: a1r: [within borders] Device. a1v: ‘Almanach pour xxi. an.' a8v: [cut, with typeset text:] ‘Initiū ſancti euangelii ſcd'm | Iohannē. Gl'ia tibi domine.' b1r: ‘[ ]n principio erat verbū [et] ver | bū erat apud deū . . .' b4v: [cut, with typeset text:] ‘Paſſio dn̄i noſtri ieſu chriſti | Secundum Iohannem.' p4v: ‘Acheuees par Philippe pygou= | chet. Libraire de luniuerſite de [per] is.’


ISTC: ih00370600

Proctor: Pr 8182;

Others: Brunet, Manuel, V col. 1571; Sheppard 6309-10.

LCN: 14462524


Copy number: H-165(1)

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Sixteenth/seventeenth-century mottled calf, the spine gold-tooled. ‘8' printed on square label at the tail of the spine.

Size: 171 × 113 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 161 × 105 mm.

Arabic numerals have been added to the calendar in a contemporary hand.

Initials are supplied in gold on a brown ground. Other initials, paragraph marks, and line fillers are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755); engraving on front pastedown: ‘Sigillum Universitatis Oxoniensis diplomati Ric. Rawlinson, pro gradu Doctoris Legum appensum'. Bequeathed in 1755.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. T inf. 3.8.

SHELFMARK: 8° Rawl. 1092.

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