Hore ad usum romanum.

Accession number: 
PML 569
A Paris : par Jehan morand pour [E., J. &] Joffroy de marnef, le xii. iour de feburier. Lan mil CCCC .iiiixx. et xii [12 February 1492/93].
[112] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts, metalcuts) ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Credit Line: 
Purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.

Title from title-page, leaf A1r: [E., J. and G. de Marnef's device] Hore ad usum romanum.
Imprint from colophon, leaf l8r: Ces presentes heures a lusaige de rome furent achevees a Paris par Jehan morand: le xii. iour de feburier. Lan mil CCCC .iiiixx. et xii. pour Joffroy de marnef libraire demoura[n]t audit lieu en la gra[n]t saint Jaques a lenseigne du pellican.
Printed in Maurand's types 2:100G and 6:63G.
Signatures: A, Aa, B, a-l⁸: 112 leaves.
Paper format: Median octavo.
Almanac for years 1492-1508, leaf A1r.
Woodcuts and metalcuts. Many of the border cuts are signed (letters or roman numerals) for textual organization.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 16.7 x 11.4 cm.

Modern limp vellum wrapper with extended (Yapp) edges (17 x 11.5 cm.), sewn on 4 supports.
Variant Title: 

Title in ISTC: Horae: ad usum Romanum.


Hand decoration: Contemporary French gilt initials on red and blue ground, line fillers. Annotations: No notations in text. Inscriptions abraded around title page and above colophon (leaves A1r and l8r). Modern ink quire numbers and foliation at gutter edge.

Joannes Severin, signature, 16th century (leaf l8r); Bertram Ashburnham, Earl of Ashburnham (1797-1878), with shelf mark: 6.D (front pastedown); his sale, Sotheby's, 25 June 1897, lot 2024; Richard Bennett (1849-1930), armorial bookplate (rear pastedown) and bibliographical notes: No. 32, 7/12/97 and price code: wml/-/- +com (front pastedown); Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased with the Bennett collection, 1902.