Horae: ad usum Romanum.

Accession number: 
PML 19377
[Paris] : imprimees par Philippe Pigouchet, [August-September 1495]
[116] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts, metalcuts) ; 16 cm (8vo)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912.

Title from ISTC.
Imprint from colophon, p4v: Imprimees par Philippe pigouchet. Libraire de luniversite de paris.
Printed in Pigouchet's types 1:98G, 2:64G, 3:80G, and 4:130G, with his device, leaf a1r.
Dated according to use of certain metalcuts, see Tenschert, Horae, 11. Dated about 1490 in Goff.
Signatures: a-o⁸ p⁴: 116 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery octavo (only Bonn ULB copy on paper).
Almanac for years 1488-1508, leaf a1v.
Woodcuts and metalcuts.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 15.7 x 10.2 cm.

16th-century French gilt-tooled (fanfare binding) dark brown calf over thin wooden boards (16 x 11 cm), sewn on 4 bands by Clovis Eve(?); repaired by Duprez Lahey, 1926. Plain paper pastedowns and endleaves; plain endbands; gilt edges.

Hand decoration: Contemporary French gilt initials on alternating red and blue ground and gilt capital strokes. Annotations: No marginal notations in text. Arabic numeration added to days in calendar, 16th/17th century. Genitalia of Astrological Man abraded (leaf a2r).

Unidentified paper label, blue oval frame with "No." and three blank lines printed (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Leo Olschki, Aug. 1912.