Material Evidence
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New Haven CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library (US): 2006 1350

ISTC No.io00049500
TitleOfficium, sive Collectio Psalmorum et precum ad usum Herculis Ferrariae Ducis
ImprintFerrara : Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 18 Oct. 1492
Format
Languagelat
SubjectLiturgy
Keywordsliterature-devotional
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125224
Holding InstitutionNew Haven CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library (US)
Shelfmark2006 1350
NoteCreated by Beatrice Alai
Size of leaves144 × 105 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - Notewanting four preliminary leaves found in other two known copies, constituting a preface by Panetti bearing a date two months later than the imprint
Support material (book)Parchment

Provenance 1492 - 1492

Time period1492 - 1492
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1450-1550 [Person; Illuminator] (Unknown, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionunknown
Decoration NoteThree full-page illuminated borders of floral spraywork and gold discs, medallions with rabbits, beards and deers; figurated acanthus initials on gold ground, with half lenght portraits of David, St. Paul and an unidentified Saint, 5 ll. (leaves aa1v, a1r, A1r); alternate red and blue penwork initials; text rubricated throughout in red and blue, with decorated gold initials on blue or red ground, and many smaller initials with contrasting scroll-work; f. a1r: laurel wreath housing an unidentified shield of arms.
IlluminationsYes
Ornamental lettersYes
Coat of armsYes
RubricationYes
Pen initialsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Areae
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, 19th century [Person; Binder] (Unknown, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBinding
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding noteRebound in 19th cent. but original gauffered edges remain
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions157 × 114 × 41 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Areae
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1801-1900 [Person; Role not specified]
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookFirst few pages
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1807 - 1863

Areae
Time period1807 - 1863
Provenance nameBotfield, Beriah, 1807-1863 [Person; Former Owner]
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Notedates unknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 2002 -

PlaceNew Haven (Geonames Id: 4839366)
Arean-us-ct
Time period2002 -
Provenance nameBeinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Manuscript Notes
Notebought thanks to the Osborn family fund
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesnotes from the librarian (GW and Hain numbers), title and comments
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookFirst few pages
CommentsYes
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography
Auction / Sales Catalogue
Documentary source

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-07-10 19:08:21

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New Haven CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library (US): 2006 1350

ISTC No.io00049500
TitleOfficium, sive Collectio Psalmorum et precum ad usum Herculis Ferrariae Ducis
ImprintFerrara : Laurentius de Rubeis, de Valentia, 18 Oct. 1492
Format
Languagelat
SubjectLiturgy
Keywordsliterature-devotional
Periodmedieval

Description of Copy

Copy Id02125224
Holding InstitutionNew Haven CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library (US)
Shelfmark2006 1350
NoteCreated by Beatrice Alai
Size of leaves144 × 105 mm
Copy FeaturesIncomplete
Copy Features - Notewanting four preliminary leaves found in other two known copies, constituting a preface by Panetti bearing a date two months later than the imprint
Support material (book)Parchment

Provenance 1492 - 1492

Time period1492 - 1492
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1450-1550 [Person; Illuminator] (Unknown, Booktrade, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeDecoration
Method of acquisitionunknown
Decoration NoteThree full-page illuminated borders of floral spraywork and gold discs, medallions with rabbits, beards and deers; figurated acanthus initials on gold ground, with half lenght portraits of David, St. Paul and an unidentified Saint, 5 ll. (leaves aa1v, a1r, A1r); alternate red and blue penwork initials; text rubricated throughout in red and blue, with decorated gold initials on blue or red ground, and many smaller initials with contrasting scroll-work; f. a1r: laurel wreath housing an unidentified shield of arms.
IlluminationsYes
Ornamental lettersYes
Coat of armsYes
RubricationYes
Pen initialsYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Areae
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous binder, 19th century [Person; Binder] (Unknown, Booktrade)
Provenance TypeBinding
Method of acquisitionunknown
Binding noteRebound in 19th cent. but original gauffered edges remain
Binding date19th cent.
Binding typeBoards
Board materialPaper
Cover materialLeather
Binding statusRebound
Binding Dimensions157 × 114 × 41 mm
TitlingTooled
ToolingGold
EdgesGilt
Writing on edgesNone
GaufferedYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1801 - 1900

Areae
Time period1801 - 1900
Provenance nameAnonymous, 1801-1900 [Person; Role not specified]
Provenance TypeManuscript Notes
Method of acquisitionunknown
Ms. notes (frequency)Occasional
Location in BookFirst few pages
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 1807 - 1863

Areae
Time period1807 - 1863
Provenance nameBotfield, Beriah, 1807-1863 [Person; Former Owner]
Provenance TypeBibliographic Evidence
Notedates unknown
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand

Provenance 2002 -

PlaceNew Haven (Geonames Id: 4839366)
Arean-us-ct
Time period2002 -
Provenance nameBeinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library [Corporate body; Present Owner] (Library, No characterisation/lay)
Provenance TypeExlibris
Manuscript Notes
Notebought thanks to the Osborn family fund
Method of acquisitionPurchase
Manuscript notesnotes from the librarian (GW and Hain numbers), title and comments
Ms. notes (frequency)A few
Location in BookFirst few pages
CommentsYes
Personal NotesYes
CertaintyThe recording of this evidence is considered certain
SourceBook in hand
Bibliography
Auction / Sales Catalogue
Documentary source

Other Information

CompletenessThe enumeration of provenance evidence is considered complete
Last Edit2019-07-10 19:08:21