BREVIARY, use of York. Breviarium ad usum insigis (sic) Metropolitane ecclesie Eboracensis: una cum Pica diligentissime accuratissimeque recognitum et emendatum. [Pars Hiemalis]. Paris: by Franciscus Regnault for Ioannis Gaschetus, 15 October 1526.
Three parts in one volume, 8° (148 x 100mm). Collation: a-t8 +8 A-O8 P6 +8 A-g8. Title printed in red and black within woodcut border, woodcut initials, double column partly printed in red. (Lacks second gathering + before third part, manuscript cancellations on e7-8, f1, h8, i1-2 and F8 & G1-2 in third part, 2 lines partly erased on E6v, some leaves rather soiled, a few minor marginal tears, a few leaves with small wormholes.) Contemporary limp vellum (rather worn, two ties lacking). Provenance: some early gloss on a few leaves and endpapers; an inserted leaf entitled 'A necessarie table shewing what part of the body is payned, and greeved when the Moone is in any of the 12. Signes that governe mans Body' (slightly wormed) tipped inside lower cover.
Rare part of the third edition of the York Breviary which STC 15858 records in only one complete copy at York, and other imperfect copies of this part at the British Library and the Bodleian; imperfect copies of the Pars Aestivalis are recorded in Oxford and Cambridge; not in Bohatta or Alès.