Horae: ad usum Romanum.

Accession number: 
PML 126019
A Paris : par Philippe pigouchet, Mil.CCCC.quatrevi[n]gtz [et] dixneuf. le unziesme iour de Fevrier [11 February 1499/1500].
[92] leaves : illustrations (woodcuts, metalcuts) ; 16 cm. (8vo)
Credit Line: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.

Title from ISTC.
Imprint from colophon, leaf m4v: Ces presentes heures a lusage de Ro[m]me fure[n]t achevees lan Mil.CCCC.quatrevi[n]gtz [et] dixneuf. le unziesme iour de Fevrier. par Philippe pigouchet Libraire demoura[n]t a Paris a la rue de la herpe deva[n]t sainct cosme.
Printed in Pigouchet's types 1:98G, 2:64G, and 3:80G. Pigouchet's printer's mark, leaf a1r.
Signatures: a-l⁸ m⁴: 92 leaves.
Paper format: Chancery octavo.
Woodcuts and metalcuts. Many of the cuts are signed (letters or roman numerals) for textual organization.
PML copy leaf dimensions: 15.7 x 10.8 cm.
PML copy missing 6 leaves: a1, a3, a4, a5, a6, and l7.

19th-century blind- and gilt-tooled brown goatskin over paper boards (16 x 11.5 cm.), sewn on 3 supports by Despierres. Brown silk pastedowns and endleaves, with plain paper endleaves; decorative endbands; gilt edges. 2 clasps with elaborate hardware, 1 catch missing. Gilt spine title: Nouveau testament.

Hand decoration: Contemporary French(?) rubrication, alternating red and blue initials and paragraph marks; woocuts hand-colored in pale red, brown, green, and thin shell-gold wash. Annotations: Contemporary marginal notations (heavily trimmed, in a French hand?) identifying some scenes and ennumerating the text.

B. Adams, A.D. 1961, signatures (front endleaf 2 recto and rear endleaf 2 recto); E. Clark Stillman (1907-1995), shelf mark: SP8 (rear endleaf 2 recto); Pierpont Morgan Library, bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.