The Abbotsbury Breviary
- Art Funded
- 21.4 x 13.5 cm
- Bernard Quaritch Ltd
The calendar in the breviary contains commemorations of a number of specifically West Country saints. The great majority of the most elaborate decorated initials depict a Catherine Wheel, the emblem of St. Catherine of Alexandria. A richly decorated chapel dedicated to St. Catherine was built at Abbotsbury.
Possibly removed from England during the Reformation; ...; Devroe & Stubbe, Brussels, 2003; Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London.