Orationes: The Fifteen Oo's.
England, between 1425 and 1450.
19th-century (?) half-black morocco and marbled paper boards.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
5 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 180 x 130 mm
Belonged in 1839 to E.B. ("Devotional Writings of the Fifteenth Century," in The British Magazine, XV, Jan. 1839, p. 18); bought in May, 1894 by Richard Bennett; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 97; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. Book of Hours fragment: prayers; written and illuminated in England, 1425-1450.
Decoration: 1 floriated border on fol. 1; 1 five-line and 14 two-line illuminated initials.