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Identifier: 
exws_epw_001_4open
Shelfmark: 
CAGE BX2080 .A2 1502
Title: 
Printed Book of Hours (Use in Rome), open
Alternative Title: 
Hore beate marie v[ir]ginis s[e]c[un]d[u]m usu[m] Romanum ... requisitione aliqua cu[m] pluribus orationibus in gallico et latino
Alternative Title: 
Hore beate virginis secundum usum Romanum absque requisitione aliqua cum pluribus orationisbus in gallico et latino
Author: 
Catholic Church
Author: 
Vostre, Simon, active 1488-1520
Contributor: 
Pigouchet, Philippe, active 15th century-16th century
Contributor: 
Master of the Unicorn Hunt, active approximately 1480-1510
Origin Date: 
ca. 1502
Origin Location: 
Paris (France)?
Description: 
ff. 1v-2r of an illustrated book of hours, in Latin, by Simon Vostre and Pierre Pigouchet. On f. 1v, a French Almanac dated 1502-1520. On f. 2r, metalcut of the January Planetary Man.
Provenance: 
Printed in Paris by Simon Vostre and Pierre Pigouchet about 1502 based on Almanac dated 1502-1520. “Bohatta 752” written in pencil on verso of first flyleaf. Stern-Graveur book plate with motto “ex libris” device on front pastedown. Front cover stamped with "Nicole" in floral border; back cover stamped with "De Viry" in floral border.
Subject: 
Early printed books
Subject: 
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Books of hours--Texts--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Books of hours--France
Subject: 
illustrated books
Subject: 
black letter (typefaces)
Subject: 
metal cuts
Subject: 
Decoration and ornament, Renaissance
Subject: 
Astronomy, Medieval
Language: 
lat
Language: 
fre
Dimensions: 
19 cm
Material: 
parchment
Binding: 
Contemporary calf over thin wooden boards, stamped with floral border. Front cover stamped with "Nicole" in floral border. Back cover stamped with "De Viry" in floral border. Yellowed parchment. Front and end leaves of modern paper.
Decoration Description: 
On f. 2r, miniature of the Planetary man surrounded by zodiacal medical instructions. Illustrations in each corner personify the four temperaments: the choleric, whose symbol is the lion, is associated with the element of fire. The sanguine holds his hawk and is accompanied by a monkey, associated with the element air. The melancholic leads a pig, associated with his element earth. The phlegmatic’s animal is the lamb and associated with the element water.
Description of Type: 
Gothic type
Is Part Of: 
Early Printed Works Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2020
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/tiff
Format-Extent: 
95,576,036 bytes
Standardized Rights Statement: 
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Rights: 
This book is in the public domain. Digital access provided by Special Collections, Western Michigan University.