Ces presentes heures a lusaige de Noion.

Accession number: 
PML 46606
Paris : Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 8 August 1498.
[84] leaves : illustrated (metalcuts) ; 18.5 x 11.5 cm
Credit Line: 
Purchased in 1955.

Title and imprint from incipit (leaf a1r): Ces presentes heures a lusaige de Noion. fure[n]t achevez le viii. iour de Aoust. Lan Mil .CCCC. iiiixx.et. x viii. pour Simon vostre. Librarire: demourant a Paris a la rue neuve nostre dame. a lenseigne sainct Jehan levangeliste.
Printed in Pigouchet's types 2:64G, 3:80G, and 4:130G.
Collation: a-d⁸ e⁶ f-l⁸: 86 leaves.
Paper format: undetermined
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 17.8 x 11.2 cm.
PML copy is only known copy (according to ISTC, Sept. 2016).

18th/19th-century French calf reusing early blind-tooled central panels over paper boards (18.5 x 11.5 cm), sewn on 5 supports; armorial stamp (crowned fleur-de-lis?) in blind over earlier tooling. Vellum pastedowns and fly leaves; decorative endbands.
Variant Title: 

Horae: ad usum Noviomensem (Noyon)


Hand decoration: Painted initials and alternating red/blue lombards, yellow capital strokes; metalcut illustrations with some details painted. Annotations: Dates in Almanac (leaf a1v) updated for 1527-1532.

Sister Germaine Pincheprez of Saint Quentin, inscription: "Soeurs germaine pincheprez d sainct quentin," early 16th century (leaf a1r); Dukes of Arenberg, inventory code no. 4 (leaf a1r and spine label, damaged); Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Lathrop C. Harper, Jan. 1955.