s. XVI^^in [beginning of the 16th century]
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Autograph inscription on front free endpaper verso: Duchesse de Berry No. 17.
Binding: [19--]. Tortoise shell sides with two gold-plated [?] clasps. Pale blue watered silk doublures.
The letters E, F, and G, surrounded by the cordeliere borders on each text page probably refer to the original owner, who remains unidentified; the prominent use of the knotted cordeliere borders suggests that MS 375 was produced for a member of the sisterhood Chevalieres de la Cordeliere, founded in 1498 by Anne of Brittany for widows of the nobility.
Manuscript on parchment (fine) of a Book of Hours with full calendar including the major Franciscan and Dominican feasts.
125 x 85 (83 x 50) mm.
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