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Script: Written in liturgical gothic script of two sizes, by one person. Prayer on f. 87v is added in a very similar script, but by a less firm hand.
A pencilled note on f. 55r refers to a miniature cut out between ff. 54 and 55. 2-line initials in blue, with red penwork often extending along left border. 1-line initials in blue or red. Rubrication to mark headings within sections in crimson or orange ink.
Binding: Eighteenth century. Brown calf, blind-tooled. Rebacked; Covers detached.
Note on the second flyleaf reads: "Presented to the Library of Yale College" [date unknown].
Manuscript on parchment (coarse) of a Book of Hours containing only the Office of the Dead and Penitential Psalms and Litany.
ff. iii + ii + 88 + i : parchment ; 185 x 120 (110 x 67) mm.
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