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Medieval miniatures; Lot with two top Books of Hours

Lot reference 12805627

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Two of the most famous illuminated books in facsimile

Condition: As new
Language: French
Edition: Illustrated Edition
Author: div. inleiders
Book Title: Les Très Riches Heures Duc de Berry et Clèves
Number of Books: 2
Binding: Hardback

The lot contains:

1.- Charles Samaran (intro) - Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry - Musée Condé, Chantilly, 1969 - Approx. 250 pp. (not paginated) - Gold lettered and decorated linen hardcover with transparent plastic cover, simple cardboard slipcase as published - 30 x 22 cm.
Condition: As good as new.

2.- John Plummer (introduction) = Les Très Riches Heures de Catherine de Clèves - Edited by Albain Michel, Paris, 1967 - Approx. 250 pp. (not paginated) - Luxury limited edition, gold lettered and decorated imitation leather hardcover with gold decorated slipcase, golden edges at the top, ribbon marker - 21 x 15 cm.
Condition: As good as new.

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Both top Books of Hours are top of the bill in the area of illuminated books.
- Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, the world famous masterwork by the van Limburg brothers was commissioned by Jean de France, Duke of Berry and the brother of the French King. All 139 overwhelming miniatures of this manuscript are included in gold print in this book in facsimile.
The original rests in the Musée Condé in Chantilly

- Les Très Riches Heures de Catherine de Clèves is considered the nest manuscript of the northern Netherlands book illumination. This work is also from the early 15th century, contains 157 magnificent miniatures and is made by an unknown artist, named the Master of Catherine of Kleef.
This work rests in the Morgan Library in New York.

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    abelaira September 14, 2017

  • Item was well packed and as per the description,timely shipping

    RMJAntiquesandBooks July 5, 2017

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    Als altijd keurig verzorgd! Bedankt.

    Rodbrecht May 15, 2017

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    livraison conforme, livre bien protégé, merci

    winch67 April 5, 2017

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    Good !

    duilioco April 2, 2017

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