Breviary

Record ID: 
76949
Accession number: 
MS G.13
Title: 
Breviary
Created: 
Germany, possibly Würzburg, ca. 1477.
Binding: 
Black calf, probably 19th century.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
420 leaves (1 column, 28 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 148 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
Konrad von Thüngen, Bishop of Würzburg (his family arms (argent, a fess gules, three palets or nowy dexter) quartered 2 and 3 with arms of Franconia (1, argent, a chief dancettée gules) and an unidentified charge (4, quarterly gules and argent) on fol. 18v (added)); purchased in Oct. 1950 from William H. Schab, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. breviary for Würzburg use (calendar and litany); written and illuminated in Germany, possibly Würzburg, ca. 1477.
Contains calendrical concordances for the years 1477 to 1552.
Decoration: 3 historiated initials with marginal extenders, 11 decorated initials, inhabited borders.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: