SDBM_222208

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Source
Source 2012 - Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 - The Library of John Ruskin [Oxford: Oxford Bibliographical Society, 2012 (James S. Dearden)] (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 1331
Manuscript Details
Titles Book of Hours
Manuscript Dates C 1320 (1310 to 1331)
Languages Latin
Materials Parchment
Places France, Saint-Omer
Folios 155 Lines Columns
Height 160 Width 110 Alt Size
Binding 19th-c. brown morocco blind-stamped binding by Bedford
Other Info

Notes from this catalogue: Calendar illustrations with occupations of the month; illuminated miniature initials with signs of zodiac; margins decorated with small grotesques throughout. | Additional provenance notes: John Ruskin (bookplate). | Literature: British Museum, Reproductions from Illuminated Manuscripts, series II, pl. xxi, reproduces fol. 56; Ruskin Works, v, p. 714 and xi, p. 8 for reproductions of decoration in Stones of Venice and Modern Painters, thought wrongly by Cook and Wedderburn to be from fols. 76 and 84 of this MS. They are in fact reproduced from "The Ruskin Hours" (this catalogue, no. 1332); J.S. Dearden, "John Ruskin the Collector," in The Library, 5th ser., 21 (1966), no. 33.
MIGRATION_ISSUE: Last known location for this Entry is London, British Library, MS Add. 36684., couldn't store this in the Manuscript record because there is none.

Provenance Information
(No Date) Ruskin, John, 1819-1900
(No Date) British Library
(No Date) Reid, George
(No Date) Victoria & Albert Museum
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