The primer of Claude de France

Title:
The primer of Claude de France
Library:
Fitzwilliam Museum
Language:
French, Latin
City:
CAMBRIDGE (GREAT BRITAIN)
Shelf Mark:
MS 159
Alternate Names:
Die Fibel der Claude de France
Origin:
France
Dimensions:
folios -- 260 x 175 mm.
Date Description:
1505
Content:
child's reader -- one of the few extant manuscripts made for children, in this case for Claude (1499–1524), future Queen of France and the oldest daughter of Louis XII of France and Queen Anne de Bretagne -- the alphabet (fol. ) -- basic selection of prayers in Latin: the Lord’s Prayer, the Ave Maria, and the Apostles Creed, pre- and post-meal grace, the Confiteor, and the most important prayers for the mass.
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
The only illuminated book attributed to the sculptor Guido Mazzoni da Modena -- the images are framed by elaborate golden borders incorporating architectural motifs --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large BX 2090 .F53 2012 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Publication Date:
2012
Place of Publication:
Luzern (switzerland) : Quaternio Verlag, 2012.
Publisher:
Quaternio Verlag
Notes:
Commentary by Roger S. Wieck, Cynthia J. Brown, Eberhard König --
Type of Text:
bilingual, child's book, didactic, grammar, prayers, religious, vernacular