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Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

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Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('The Hours of Yolande of Flanders')

Thirteen leaves: the greater part of the manuscript is now London, BL Yates Thompson MS 27. It bears the arms of Yolande of Flanders after her marriage with Philippe de Navarre in 1353. (cf. S. C. Cockerell, The Book of Hours of Yolande of Flanders, London, 1905 and J. S. Dearden, 'John Ruskin, the collector', The Library, XXI (1966), p. 142).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Historiated initials and borders.

History

Origin: 14th century, after 1353 ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

John Ruskin

Ruskin Drawing School; deposited by the Trustees, October 1929.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library Staff