Exquisite book with beautiful laminated boards that appear so real as to entice you to believe for a second that the sheen of the green fabric in the picture is real. The book is without defect and a thing of beautiy inside and out. The first section offers a vast amount of information on this illuminated manuscript and its role in the Church and in medieval culture. The last part of the book (see the green pages in the photo and you will see how many there are. Each page is shown is its exact size in the original. This reprint is larger at 8-1/2" x 8" with 272 pages. Beautiful gift. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Book of Hours of Claude De France
Publisher: Heribert Tenschert
Publication Date: 2012
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Thus.
Book Description Heribert Tenschert, 2012. Laminated Boards. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. . Illuminationen Studien und Monographien, herausgegeben von Heribert Tenschert - 18. 2012. 272 pages, pages 145 - 264 being full page illustrations providing a complete reproduction in original size (84 x 55 mm) of this exquisite Book of Hours, also coloured frontispiece and many additional colour illustrations in the text. Includes Resume in form of a Catalogue Entry, Annex I on the Provenance of the Hours of Queen Claude of France, Annex II lists two printed Books of Hours from the Bibermuhle Collection, probably related to Claude of France; extensive Bibliography. 'The manuscript described in this monograph is for sale'. Size: 7 7/8" x 8". Bookseller Inventory # 005510