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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 035
Description: ff. 2 - Originally owned by the College of St. Mary's, St. Marys, Kansas, closed 1968; donated by Father Heiser.
Notes:-Possibly from a Book of Hours sold at Sotheby's, 22 June 1982, lot 91. sister leaves have appeared in Maggs Bros.Catalogue 1249, 1998, no.27, Catalogue 1262, 1998, no.16, and Catalogue 1340 [2003], no.8.
Acknowledgments: - We are grateful to Peter Kidd for consultation on this record.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS035_44
Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th
View MARC record (VFL MS 035): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b3397386~S5

Part 1: 2 detached leaves
Description: - parchment - 160 x 113 mm - Written in 15 long lines; ruled with single bounding lines in red.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: CoutancesCity:
Assigned Date: s. XV1/4Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1425
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date: ca. 1420
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic textualis
Figurative Decoration: On fol. a, recto, a historiated medallion with an image of a man reaping, for the labor of the month of July; on fol. a, verso, a historiated medallion with an image of a crab for the zodiac sign of the month of July; borders inhabited by dragons.
Other Decoration: On fol. a, recto, illuminated initial and border on three sides with gilded ivy and acanthus and a historiated medallion in the bas de page; on fol. a, verso, border on three sides with a grotesque and a historiated medallion in the bas de page. On fol. b, recto, illuminated border on three sides, one-line initials, and line fillers; on fol. b, verso, similar border with a grotesque.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Folios a-b
Title: Book of Hours
Language(s): Latin; French
Notes: Fol. a, r-v: Calendar for July, in French, including feast days for the translation of the relics of St. Martin (July 4), St. Severus of Avranches (July 6), the dedication of the church at Coustances (July 12), the translation of the relics of St. Clarus (July 18), and the feast day of St. Germanus of Auxerre (July 31). Fol. b, r-v: Psalm 50:9, in Latin, //dabor lavabis me et super nivem dealbabor...Benigne fac domine in bonae voluntate tua sion et edificent//. 
Status of text: Fragments
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  VFL MS 035, folio a, recto.

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  VFL MS 035, folio a, verso.

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  VFL MS 035, folio b, recto.

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