Item No: mca0860080
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Bourges
Rare Book Department
Calendars in medieval books of hours were typically decorated with the zodiac signs and labors appropriate to each month. Here, July is represented by the symbol of Leo on the verso. Opposite, the labor of the month for August in this manuscript is represented by a man threshing grain.
Opening showing the end of July and the beginning of August
The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1500.
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Lewis E 86