Christopher de Hamel

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In the course of a long career at Sotheby's Christopher de Hamel has probably handled and catalogued more illuminated manuscripts and over a wider range than any person alive. Since 2000, he has been Fellow and Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Parker Library, in his care, includes many of the earliest manuscripts in English language and history. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Historical Society.

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2016

Allen Lane

Gilding the Lilly, A Hundred Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts in the Lilly Library

2010

Lilly Library, University of Indiana

The Rothschilds and their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts

2005

British Library

The Book, A History of the Bible

2001

Phaidon

Scribes and Illuminators

1992

British Museum

Syon Abbey, The Library of the Bridgettine Nuns and their Peregrinations after the Reformation

1991

Roxburghe Club

A History of Illuminated Manuscripts

1986

Phaidon

Glossed Books of the Bible and the Origins of the Paris Book Trade

1984

Boydell & Brewer