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The Colbertine Breviary Volume II, Edited from the Copy in the British Museum (C.35.f.21).
     

The Colbertine Breviary Volume II, Edited from the Copy in the British Museum (C.35.f.21).

by Thomas Robert Gambier-Parry (Editor)
 
The work edited is a volume printed c. 1675-1680 with incipit: Psalterium dispositum per annum, It represents a private initiative by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, the finance minister of Louis XIV, for use in his household. Compiled chiefly by the abbe Jean Gallois (1632-1707), it has affinities with the breviary of Cardinal Quinonez in some of its principles, though it

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The work edited is a volume printed c. 1675-1680 with incipit: Psalterium dispositum per annum, It represents a private initiative by Jean-Baptiste Colbert, the finance minister of Louis XIV, for use in his household. Compiled chiefly by the abbe Jean Gallois (1632-1707), it has affinities with the breviary of Cardinal Quinonez in some of its principles, though it is by no means a copy of Quinonez's work. It also owed much to the Paris Breviary of 1680, to the preparatory material of which Colbert's position presumably gave him access.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907497209
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
10/15/2010
Series:
Henry Bradshaw Society
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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