Book of Hours.
14th century Book of Hours
Scope and Content
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Donated by Mr. Caleb Robjohns. Leather bookplate of Edward Hailstone (1818-1890) included in former 18th century binding which is kept with the volume.
This Book of Hours was probably created in Flanders in the 14th century. It is written in Latin with gold, red and blue illuminations.
Conserved and rebound by the Cambridge Colleges Conservation Consortium in 2003.
Other Finding Aids
Included in the publication: 'A handlist of the manuscript collection' , compiled by Brian Burch and Jenny Clark (Leicester University Library, 1998).
See also: Ker, N.R. ' Medieval manuscripts in British libraries ', (Clarendon Press, 1969-1983), Vol.III, pp.85-86.
Former reference MS012.
Description prepared by Andrew Lacey.