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Miniatures and Borders from the Book of Hours of Bona Sforza, Duchess of Milan in the British Museum. With Introduction By George F. Warner.

Sforza, Bona [Duchess of Milan]

Published by Published By the Trustees, British Museum, London, England, 1894
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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xliii pages, XLV plates (complete): laid in a modern overlap folding case with cloth tying strands (8 x 10 1/2 inch). Front cover title lettered in gilt on a green and tan paper border. This illuminated manuscript 'Book of Hours' is of the Milanese and Flemish Schools and is of the highest order. The plates, in permanent collotype, are in black and white. This is a reproduction of Charles V's, the Holy Roman Emperor, Book of Hours originally created for Bona Sforza, Duchess of Milan. The introduction by G.F. Warner deals with the history of the manuscript and commentary about the plates and artistic content. The fine details of the drawings and the artistic merits of the composition will not fail to excite the admiration of those interested in a fine example of the Book of Hours which is considered one of the most finest examples. Bookseller Inventory # 11157

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Title: Miniatures and Borders from the Book of ...

Publisher: Published By the Trustees, British Museum, London, England

Publication Date: 1894

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible-Very Good

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