Horae: ad usum Cenomanensem.

Accession number: 
PML 567
[Paris] : [Jean Du Pré (printer of Paris)?], [about 1492].
[88] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 13.5 cm. (8vo)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from ISTC.
Imprint from ISTC.
Printed in Du Pré's type 6:112G with 7:112G.
Signatures: a-l⁸: 88 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery octavo.
Printed in black and red.
For the use of Le Mans.
3 woodcuts: leaves c1r (Annunciation), f8v (penitential David), h3v (Death).
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 12.9 x 8.6 cm.

19th-century French full red goatskin over paper boards (13.5 x 9.5 cm.), sewn on 5 supports by Niédrée; hinges repaired. Marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves, with plain vellum endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges.

Hand decoration: Contemporary French rubrication, gilt initials on red ground, alternating red and blue initials, with [infinity symbol] line fillers. Annotations: 18th-century foliation and contents list (rear endleaf 1 recto).

Unidentified French inscription, 1566 (leaf l8v); unidentified French inscription, visible under uv: "Pranier" (leaves b1v and rear endleaf 1 verso); William Horatio Crawford (1815?-1888), of Lakelands, Cork, bookplate (rear pastedown); not in his sale, Sotheby's, 12 March 1891, lot 1068, to Quaritch for £11.10; Bernard Quaritch, list. 115 (June 1891), no. 338 for £16.16; Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (front pastedown) and bibliographical notes: No. 20, 8/5/96 and erased price code (front endleaf 1 recto); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.