Hore in laudem beatissime virginis Marie: secundum consuetudinem ecclesie parisiensis
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Lacombe 364; Bohatta 330; Murray, French, 279; Mortimer, French, 304
Overall: 22 x 16.2 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with thirteen woodcuts and numerous woodcut borders
Not On View
(Paris: Simon Du Bois for Geoffroy Tory, 22 October 1527) Octavo; 140 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco, with inserted medallions of crucifixion on upper cover, annunciation on lower.
Illustrations of scenes from life of the Virgin; naturalistic border designs of birds, insects, and flowers
Paris: Simon Du Bois for Geoffroy Tory, 22 October 1527
William Maskell (plate and signature); Aldenham House, Hertsfordshire (plate); Henry W. Gibbs (inscriptions, incl. "Bought of Boone"); E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 3, 1937.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis