Free Library of Philadelphia


Initial U with God speaking to Hosea, beginning the Book of Hosea (verso) and an initial U with Amos, beginning the Book of Amos (recto)

The illuminator of this manuscript, William de Brailes, is one of only two illuminators in England from the thirteenth century whose name is known. His workshop was located on Catte Street in Oxford, England.

This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1230-1240.

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Rare Book Department