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Manuscript on parchment. Many pages badly damaged and faded, especially f. 1r. Copied by one hand in Northern Gothica Textualis Formata. Rubrics in Gothica Hybrida Formata (Bastarda). Music notation in Nota Quadrata.
Sold in 1865 by Musikantiquariat Walter Ricke at Munich. On the front pastedown armorial bookplate with the device Imitare quam invidere of the Albert H. Childs, Yale '61, Memorial Collection at Yale University Library, with the number Ms. 2. [But would have been offered for sale by Michel Huglo in 1982].
Red rubrics. Heightening of majuscules in yellow. Alternately red and blue1-line plain initials on ff. 176r-177r. Flourished initials (height: 1 stave + 1 text line) alternately red with purple penwork and blue with red penwork. Cadels (same size) in a rectangular frame decorated with foliage on a yellow background. On f. 1r damaged large golden initial (2 staves + 2 lines of text) on a blue background containing coat of arms of Hugo Gontard, a canon in the collegiate church of St. Genesius (St. Genez) at Clermont-Ferrand in 1515 and abbot of the said church, 1519-1545.
Binding: Nineteenth-century. Marbled leather over cardboard, repaired. Gold-tooled spine with title on red leather label: LIVRE D'HEURES. Brown marbled paper endpapers.
ff. ii + 177 + ii : parchment ; 145 x 110 mm.
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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