In festo corpis xpi christi ad usum dominici
Germany, ca. 1490
Vault Case MS 198 (Newberry/Western Michigan MS 4)
Joint acquisition of the Newberry and Western Michigan University. The Newberry portion purchased on the Brown/Weiss Rare Book Fund.
An unstudied Dominican liturgical manuscript from the end of the Middle Ages. The Newberry has an exceptional collection of both manuscript and printed breviaries reflecting the uses of the various orders of the Catholic Church. This volume also complements the collection of rare printed books presented to the Library by the Dominican friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great in 2001-2002.