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Bod-Inc: H-194

Horae ad usum Turonensem (Tours) [French and Latin]


Analysis of Content

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 ‘Petit almanach pour .xx. ans.' [1489-1508.]

a3r [Calendarium.] Roman calendar, with the addition of: 23 May ‘Iuliane', 26 June ‘translatio s. Hylarii', 30 June ‘Marcialis', 2 Aug. ‘Exuperii', 7 Aug. ‘Victricii', 20 Aug. ‘Philiberti', 30 Aug. ‘Fiacri', 27 Aug. ‘Viuiani', 10 Sept. ‘Maturini', 29 Nov. ‘Saturnini.’

a3r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘En ian uier que les roys venus sont | Glau me dit fremin mor font'; 4 rhymed verses for each month of the calendar. Soleil 155-7.

b1r [Evangelia.] Io 1, 1-14; Lc 1, 26-38; Mt 2, 1-12; Mc 16, 14-20.

b3v ‘Passio domini nostri Iesu Christi secundum Iohannem.’ Io 18,1-19,42.

b7r ‘Hore intemerate virginis Marie secundum vsum Turonensem incipiunt feliciter.’ Incipit: ‘[D]omine labia mea aperies . . .’

d1v ‘Ad matutinas de cruce.’ Incipit: ‘[D]omine labia mea aperies . . .’

d2v ‘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.

e6v ‘Sequuntur septem psalmi penitentiales.’ Ps 6; 31; 37; 50; 101; 129; 142.

f2v ‘Letania.’ ‘Dyonisi' among the martyrs; ‘Gatiane', ‘Brici', ‘Lidori', ‘Hylari', ‘Germane', ‘Fiacri' among the confessors; ‘Maria egyptiaca', ‘Barbara', ‘Margareta', ‘Radegundis' among the virgins.

f4v ‘Sequuntur vigilie mortuorum.’ Incipit: ‘Ad vesperas. Antiphona. Placebo. Psalmus. [D]ilexi quoniam . . .’

h1r [Suffragia.] ‘De sanctissima trinitate.’ Incipit: ‘Sancta trinitas vnus deus miserere nobis. Antiphona. Te inuocamus, te adoramus, te laudamus . . .’

h1v ‘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.

h1v ‘Oratio ad filium.’ Incipit: ‘[Antiphona.] Fili redemptor mundi deus, miserere nobis. [Oratio.] [D]omine Iesu Christe fili dei viui qui es verus et omnipotens deus . . .’ See Leroquais, Livres d'heures, I 100.

h2r ‘Oratio ad spiritum sanctum.’ Incipit: ‘[Antiphona.] Spiritussancte deus, miserere nobis. [Oratio.] [D]omine spiritussancte deus qui coequalis consubstantialis . . .’ See Leroquais, Livres d'heures, I 100.

h2r ‘De facie domini.’ Incipit: ‘[S]alue sancta facies nostri redemptoris . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 349 no. xli.

h2v ‘Oratio ad beatam virginem Mariam.’ Incipit: ‘Obsecro te . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 346 no. xxxviii.

h3v ‘Alia oratio deuota ad beatam virginem Mariam.’ Incipit: ‘O intemerata . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 336 no. xxi.

h4v ‘Deuota contemplatio beate Marie virginis iuxta crucem . . .’ Incipit: ‘[S]tabat mater dolorosa . . .’ Chevalier, Rep. hymn., 19416.

h5v [Suffragia II.] With the following variations compared with H‑151: 1-14; ‘de sancto Martino'; 16-21.

i3r [Devotae orationes.] Incipit: ‘Sensuiuent plusieurs deuotes louenges, peticions . . .’ As H‑151: 1-22.

i5v ‘Oraison a dieu le pere.’ Incipit: ‘[M]on benoit dieu, ie croy de cueur . . .’ Leroquais, Livres d'heures, II 330 no. xiii.

i6r [Litaniae lauretanae.] ‘Oratio deuotissima dicenda die sabbati ad honorem intemerate dei genitricis virginis Marie.’ Incipit: ‘[M]issus est Gabriel angelus . . .’ Meersseman, Akathistos, II 244-7.

i8r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 13 Mar. 1491/2. 4°.


Collation: a–i8.

Types: Type: 81 B; printed in 2 columns; capital spaces.

Leaves: 72 leaves.

Line number: 30 lines (b4r).

Type area: Type area: 120 × 76 mm, with borders 151 × 104 mm (b4r).

Illustrations: Woodcuts: anatomical man (104 × 78 mm), 17 large (114 × 77 mm), 1 medium (86 × 57 mm), 37 small (37 × 25 mm). Each text page is within borders decorated with grotesques and floral and figurative designs.

Remarks: Leaf a2r: [woodcut, anatomical man]; a2v: ‘Petit almanach pour .xx. ans.'; [a3r]: [calendar]; b1r: [woodcut, with typeset text:] ‘Initium ſancti euangelii ſecun= | dum Iohannē. Gloria tibi domine. || (col. 1) [I]n principio erat | verbum . . .'; b3v: [woodcut, with typeset text:] ‘Paſſio domini noſtri ieſu chriſti | Secundum Iohannem.'; b7r, col. 2: ‘Hore intemerate vir= | ginis marie ſcdn̄m vſum | Turonen̄. incipiunt feli= | citer.'; i3r: ‘Sēſuiuēt pluſieurs de | uotes louēges / peticions / | oraiſōs / [et] req̄ſtes . . .'; i8r: colophon: ‘Ces preſentes heures | a luſage de Tours furēt | acheuees par Philippe pi | gouchet le treſieme iour ď  | Mars Lan de grace Mil | quattre centz quattre .xx. | [et] xi. pour Symō voſtre: | libraire demeurant a pa= | ris en la rue neuue noſtre | dame pres la grant egliſe | a lenſeigne ſainct Iehan | leuangeliſte.'; i8v: [Pigouchet's device.]


ISTC: ih00427850

Proctor: Pr 8183;

Others: Bohatta, Horae, 1406 = 1407; Sheppard 6303-5.

LCN: 14462242


Copy number: H-194(1)

Leaf a2 signed ai, etc.

Wanting a1, the contents of which are not known, and a3, containing the calendar for January and February.

Printed on parchment.

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled calf over wooden boards. Clasps and catches lost. On both covers, six lines of fillets form an intersecting triple frame. Within the outer frame, framed square stamps with a lion passant; within the middle frame, framed square stamps with a double-headed spread eagle. Six lines of fillets divide the inner rectangle into four vertical compartments, the two outer ones decorated with framed square fleur-de-lis stamps, the two inner ones with framed square maple-leaf stamps. Gilt-edged leaves. On the rear pastedown ‘212' on a circular label on a piece of brown velvet, removed from the spine. Rebacked.

Size: 250 × 149 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 140 mm.

On front pastedown, ‘O. de Tours' in Faucault's hand. On i8v manuscript notes in Latin in an early French(?) hand.

Initials, paragraph marks, and line fillers are supplied in gold on a red, blue, or brown ground with gold pen-work decoration. Capitals touched with yellow wash. Ruling in red ink.

Provenance: Pierre Bongar (sixteenth century); inscription on the rear pastedown in a sixteenth-century hand, brown ink: ‘Ce liure apartien amoy [ ] de [ ] | bongar son pautron yeux maluraux | Pierrez de [ ].' Nicolas Joseph Foucault (1643-1721); armorial book-plate: ‘Ex bibliotheca Nicolai Joseph Foucault comitis consistoriani' and acquisition note in the upper margin of a2r: ‘Ces heures ont couté six liures a eta[mpes / Etaples?] le 4 Juill. 1703. Foucault.' Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755). Bequeathed in 1755.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. T inf. 3.2.

SHELFMARK: 8° Rawl. 1110.

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