HORAE, use of Rome, in Latin and French -- Ces presentes heures a lusaige de Romme. Paris: Gilles Hardouin [c. 1527].
PRINTED ON VELLUM. 8° (168 x 108mm). Collation: +8 A-O8 P4 (+1 title?, +2r-7v calendar, +8r-A 3r Gospel sequence [St. John and the Poisoned Cup], A3v-B1v Passion according to St. John [one small cut], B1v-8v various prayers devoted to the Virgin, including Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Missus est Gabriel [one small cut], C1r-E3r Hours of the Virgin: Matins-Lauds [Annunciation, Tiburtine Sibyl], E3v-5r Hours of the Cross and of the Holy Ghost [Crucifixion, Pentecost], E5v-I5r Hours of the Virgin: Prime-Compline [Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Death of the Virgin, one small cut], I5v-L1r Seven Penitential Psalms [David and Uriah], L1v-N6v Office of the Dead [Dives and Lazarus], N6v-P1r Suffrages, [21 small cuts], P1r-3v various prayers devoted to the Virgin, including Stabat mater and prayers of St. Gregory, P3v-4v table of contents, P4v colophon). 123 leaves (of 124, lacking first leaf). 23 lines. Type: 111B. 13 large metalcuts and 24 smaller cuts, ILLUMINATED IN GOLD AND COLOURS BY A CONTEMPORARY HAND, architectural border to large cuts ruled in red and illuminated, liquid-gold initials and line-filler on alternate pink and blue ground, yellow capital strokes, ruled in red. 18th-century engraving on vellum of David playing the harp by Franc. Hubert mounted on front flyleaf and coloured by a contemporary hand. 18th-century black shagreen over thin wooden boards, two pin catches, edges gauffered and gilt (slight wear at upper hinge of front cover, some worming to flyleaves, lacking clasps). Provenance: Milan, Discalced Carmelites of the convent of St. Carolus (late 18th-century inscription recording gift to the convent library by Senatore Antonio Maria Erba); Amelia Rozea (inscription on pastedown).
Not in Lacombe, or Brunet Heures.