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Bod-Inc: H-186

Horae ad usum Sarum (Salisbury)



Imprint: London: Julian Notary and I. H. (for Wynkyn de Worde), 3 Apr. 1497. 8°.

Remarks: Collation unknown.


Line number: 21 lines (r3r).

Type area: Type area: 96 × 61 mm, with borders 120 × 79 mm (r3r).

Illustrations: Each text page is within borders decorated with grotesques and floral and figurative designs.


ISTC: ih00420650

Hain: C 3137;

Proctor: Pr 9823;

Others: Duff 190; Hoskins 14; Sheppard 7568; STC 15884.

LCN: 14463836


Copy number: H-186(1)

A fragment consisting of 4 leaves, r1,3,4,6 (Hoskins gives r1,4,5,8), containing a portion of St Jerome's Psalter and the Rosary of Our Lady.

Mounted and covered, for the Bodleian Library, with vegetal tissue, now brittle. Leaf r6v, l. 2: ‘diligēter', not as Duff.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half blue morocco.

Size: 147 × 105 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 140 × 100 mm.

On the front endleaf, a letter from the son of the Revd H. N. Sherbrooke to the Bodleian Library, concerning the Hours, dated 1 June 1885. On the rear endleaf, a note by Gordon Duff, dated Dec. 1887, about the printer's device.

Provenance: Revd Henry Nevile Sherbrooke (1846-1916). Purchased in June 1885 for £5. 5. 0 from Sherbrooke, as stated on front pastedown; see also The Bodleian Library in 1882-7: A Report from the Librarian (Oxford, 1888), 20.

SHELFMARK: Douce adds. f.7.

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