London, Lambeth Pal., MS 4513
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LONDON, Lambeth Palace Library
Breviarium ad usum monasterii Sancti Petri de Abbotsbury – ms.
London, Lambeth Pal., MS 4513

14th-15th cent. (ca 1400), England (South-West: Dorset)
Vellum, 214 x 135 mm. 25 elaborate illuminated initials.

Presumably produced for the specific use of the chapel of St Catherine built at Abbotsbury Abbey in the late 14th century (St Catherine's wheel is diplayed in most of the initials)

Purchased from B. Quaritch Ltd., London, 2004, with the support of The Art Fund (30,000)

Cf. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., Early Books and Manuscripts (Catalogue, Summer 2004), no. 50
Lambeth Palace Library Annual Review 2004, p. 6-7 (ill.)
http://www.artfund.org/artwork/9311/the-abbotsbury-breviary
http://www.abbotsbury-heritage.org.uk/results/breviary/abbey_breviary.pdf

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