Illuminated manuscript on vellum, in a Gothic liturgical hand, of a Psalter, prefaced
by a liturgical calendar and followed by the Office of the Dead.
Ex libris John Ruskin. Ex libris Laurence Hilliard. Ex libris Bibliotheca Philosophica
Hermetica (J. R. Ritman Library). Purchased from Sam Fogg on the James Marshall and
Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 2007.
Tipped in at front of manuscript: parchment leaf containing copy of a letter from
Joseph Mallord William Turner to John Ruskin, Midsummer Day [June 24] 1848, in the
hand of John Ruskin.
Tipped in to front of manuscript: parchment leaf containing a description of the illuminations
in the hand of John Ruskin.
Presentation inscription on front flyleaf: Laurence Hilliard with John Ruskin's love,
Brantwood, 25th January 1881.
Binding: modern full blue velvet.
Catholic Church, Psalter. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke
Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Catholic Church -- Texts.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.