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Miniature prayerbook in Latin

Identifier: Coll-1314

Scope and Contents

The item has 263 leaves, and measures 115mm by 75mm. It is in a fine calligraphic bookhand, rubrics and headings in red, black morocco over pasteboards.


  • Creation: 1600-1699

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Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

This is a 17th century miniature prayerbook in manuscript on vellum, in Latin. It is probably from Trier, Germany.

The volume has a modern bookplate of the Bibliotheca Phillippica - from the collection formed by Thomas Phillipps (Bt), MS.704, changed to 23866 - and it was also part of Bergendal Collection (MS.23) which had been owned by Joseph Pope (1921-2010).


1 volume

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired through purchase. Accession no: E2011.30/3.

Processing Information

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.

17th century Miniature prayerbook in Latin
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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