Accession number: 
PML 17230
Paris : J[ean] P[hilippi de Cruzenach], pour Thielma[n] kerver, achevees le .xxvii. Jour de Juing. Lan M.CCCC.iiii.xx. [et] xvii [27 June 1497].
[96] leaves : illustrated (woodcuts and metalcuts) ; 17 cm. (8vo)
Credit Line: 
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910.

Title from title-page, printed in red, leaf [a]1r, with Kerver's printer's mark.
Imprint from colophon, printed in red, leaf n8v: Ces presentes heures alusage de Ro[m]me furent achevees le .xxvii. Jour de Juing. Lan M.CCCC.iiii.xx. [et] xvii pour Thielma[n] kerver Libraire demournt a Paris sur le pont saint Michel a lenseigne de la Licorne. [Jean Philippi's printer's mark].
Printed in Philippi's types 2:108G, 3:83G, 4:52G, and 7:64G.
Signatures: [a], b-h⁸ i-k⁴ l-n⁸: 96 leaves. Leaf g1 signed f, g2 signed g3.
Paper format: Chancery octavo.
Almanac for years 1494-1520, leaf [a]1v.
First leaf of each quire (except [a]) has R for Roman use.
Printed in red and black throughout, border text in red.
Woodcuts and metalcuts.
PML copy on vellum.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 16.4 x 11 cm.
PML copy lacking 2 leaves: e8 and l1. PML quire g likely from another edition, with marginal texts in black rather than red.

Modern full red Niger over paper boards (17 x 11.5 cm.), sewn on 5 supports by Katharine Adams, 1904. Plain vellum pastedowns and endleaves; plain endbands; gilt edges. According to Cockerell's note, formerly in "worn French binding of green leather tooled with gold of ca. 1830."
Variant Title: 

Hore intemerate viriginis Marie ad usum Romanum


Hand decoration: Contemporary Parisian illuminated initials, Astrological Man (leaf [a]2r) painted. Annotations: No notations in text.

Morgand and Rahir sale, Sotheby's, 20 June 1902; Sydney C. Cockerell, bibliographic inscriptions, 1904 and 1909 (front fly leaf and tipped-in to rear pastedown), purchased at the Morgand and Rahir sale; Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), purchased from Cockerell, Nov. 1910.