Book of Hours, Use of Rome, 1505

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Book of Hours, Use of Rome, 1505

199.99

Author: Catholic Church

Language: Latin

Date: 1505

Pages: 374

Price: $199.99

Description: "Horae beatae Mariae virginis (use of Rome)" is a beautiful manuscript containing a liturgical calendar, gospel lessons, hours of the Virgin, Psalms, Office of the Dead, suffrages, and various prayers.

Provenance: Bequest of William K. Richardson, 1951. ; Belonged to a member of the Merlemont family; Edouard Champion, Paris; to Richardson in 1923.

Reproduction Details: The hardcover books are made with two pieces of real wood on the inside. The leather is a 4 oz cowhide, from a small supplier in New York state. The Glue we use to attach the leather to the wood is made at our facility, and is a period correct wheat glue. Along the spine, we use a modern perfect binding, with modern glue, to make the binding last longer. We also add three layers of mull cloth to the outside of the perfect binding, drying in between each layer, a traditional way to make the binding stiff, strong, and resilient.

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