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Breviary : [girdle book]

Title
Breviary : [girdle book], [between 1450 and 1460].
Author
Catholic Church.
Publication
Kastl, Germany, approximately 1450.

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. MS. 39Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
  • Sebaldus, Prior of the Monastery of Kastl, active 15th century
  • New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 39.
  • Benedictine Monastery of Kastl (Kastl, Germany)
Description
457 leaves, bound : paper , ink, manuscript, illuminations; 104 x 75 mm
Alternative Title
Also known as: Spencer Girdle Book
Subject
  • Catholic Church > Liturgy > Texts
  • Catholic Church > Prayers and devotions
  • Girdle books > Germany > 15th century
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) > Germany
  • Manuscripts, German > 15th century
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) > New York
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
  • Breviaries > Germany
  • Breviaries
  • Liturgics > Texts
Genre/Form
  • Manuscripts – German – 15th century.
  • Early works.
  • illuminated manuscripts.
  • Breviaries.
  • Girdle books (Binding) – 1500-1599.
Note
  • Written at the monastery of Kastl, near Eichstatt and Nuremberg.
  • Layout: Written in long lines, ruled in black ink.
  • Decoration: 4 woodcuts survive of at least 5: traces of another remain on a stub facing the front pastedown. Red initials, rubrics.
  • Scribe: Sebaldus, prior of Kastl.
  • Script: Gothic cursive.
  • Paper description: Bull's Head, ca. 1430 (Briquet 14779); Greek Cross, ca. 1453 (5549); Column, ca. 1451-2 (4407); Grape, ca. 1451 (13006).
  • f. 402: Finito libro sit laus et gloria Christo. Anno 1454 septima nonas maius [sic] per manus fratris Sebaldi in castello prioris per hanc scripturam ocium devitantis et aliorum utilitati deservientis. Orans in hoc libro memor sit scriptoris propitio.
Access (note)
  • Restricted use.
Indexed In (note)
  • The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005),
  • Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., Suppl.
Cite As (note)
  • NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 39
Language (note)
  • In Latin.
Provenance (note)
  • Written in 1454 by Brother Sebaldus , prior of the Dominican Monastery of Kastl (Bavaria, Germany).
Binding (note)
  • Binding: Girdle book, bound into a pouch of soft doeskin.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 39
OCLC
1340124033
Author
Catholic Church.
Title
Breviary : [girdle book], [between 1450 and 1460].
Imprint
Kastl, Germany, approximately 1450.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Access
Restricted use. Requires permission for access.
Indexed In:
The Splendor of the Word. (ed.) J. G. Alexander, J. H. Marrow, L. F. Sandler (NYPL / Harvey Miller, 2005), n. 5.
Ricci, S de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., Suppl. p. 332, no. 39.
Cite As:
NYPL. Spencer Collection MS. 39
Language
In Latin.
Provenance
Written in 1454 by Brother Sebaldus , prior of the Dominican Monastery of Kastl (Bavaria, Germany).
Binding
Binding: Girdle book, bound into a pouch of soft doeskin.
Source of description
Part of the description used is from Digital Scriptorium 1.0.
Place of Publication
Germany Kastl
Added Author
Sebaldus, Prior of the Monastery of Kastl, active 15th century, scribe.
New York Public Libary. Manuscript. Spencer Coll. MS 39.
Benedictine Monastery of Kastl (Kastl, Germany)
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. MS. 39
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