France, perhaps Tours, ca. 1465.
17th-century black leather with corner fleurons in gold; in blue morocco case lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis - French - Le Mans - 1480-90.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
138 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 190 x 130 mm
Arms added (ca. 1850) on flyleaf (azure, 3 pyramids of six besants; a chief of the second); Howell Wills sale (London, 1894, no. 717) to Pickering; bought (Feb. 4, 1895) by Richard Bennett; his Catalogue, no. 38; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).