The Lost Manuscripts From the Sistine Chapel an Epic Journey From Rome to Toledo

 
9780578064277: The Lost Manuscripts From the Sistine Chapel an Epic Journey From Rome to Toledo

THE LOST MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE SISTINE CHAPEL: AN EPIC JOURNEY FROM ROME TO TOLEDO. Ed. by Elena De Laurentiis. Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2011. Published 2010. Organized and published in association with Biblioteca Nacional de Espana, Madrid; Centro de Estudios Europa Hispanica/Center for Spain in America, Madrid; and Catedral Primada de Toledo. 512 pp. with 628 ills. (590 col.). 31 x 24 cm. ISBN 9780578064277 In English. Presents fine pictorial documentation of the only remaining set of codices from the Sacristy of the Sistine Chapel, comprising 40 illuminated manuscripts dating from the 11th to the 18th century that were rescued from the Vatican ahead of Napoleon's raiding armies and brought to Toledo, Spain, where they remained in obscurity for some 200 years until their rediscovery in the late 1990s. Indexing: Western, Europe - Italy - Several Periods - Manuscripts and Book Design - Books/Illustration/Printing Plans: 69,01,06,07,08,17 Hardcover

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