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The book culture from Medieval and early Modern times has produced time and time again outstanding and extraordinary manuscripts: luxury bindings, illustrations or codices generously endowed with gold and silver, written on magenta coloured parchment. Often however, greatness lies in small things and so is the case with this manuscript: it fascinates one not only with its small size, but…

Codex Rotundus, book of hours. 9 cm diameter, Bruges 1480 via Musetouch Visual Arts Magazine.

Illuminated initial M from medieval manuscript “Doffinnes Hours”, The Book of Hours.  1st quarter of the 15th century CE, Utrecht.

Illuminated initial M from medieval manuscript “Doffinnes Hours”, The Book of Hours. quarter of the century CE, Utrecht.

Vous êtes dans une frénésie d'Épingles ! Découvrez 10 Épingles supplémentaires pour votre tableau Bookcases and stuff Bibliotheques et…

Old Slavic Manuscript ~ The Four Gospel from Benchevo dating from the beginning…

The Story of Two Lovers   Euryalus Sends His First Letter to Lucretia  Unknown  French, about 1460 - 1470  Tempera colors and gold paint on parchment  6 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.  MS. 68, FOL. 30

The Story of Two Lovers Euryalus Sends His First Letter to Lucretia Unknown French, about 1460 - 1470 Tempera colors and gold paint on parchment 6 x 4 in. More Burgundian gowns.

Manuscript Leaf from an Antiphonary    Date:      second quarter 15th century  Geography:      Made in, probably Mainz, Germany  Culture:      German  Medium:      Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf  Dimensions:      20 5/16 x 15 1/8 in. (51.6 x 38.4 cm)  Classification:      Manuscripts & Illuminations  Credit Line:      Gift of Miss Alice M. Dike, in memory of her father, Henry A. Dike, 1928

Manuscript Leaf from an Antiphonary second quarter century Geography: probably Mainz, Germany Parchment, tempera, ink, metal leaf 20 x 15 in.

Destruction of Babylon | par peacay

Destruction of Babylon. The commentary on the Apocalypse (Commentaria In Apocalypsin) was written in Spain by Beatus of Liébana in the century. There are about thirty extant copies of the commentary in illuminated manuscript format, the earliest.

Book-cover with the Crucifixion
Late 12th century
France, Limoges
Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel

Book-cover with the Crucifixion Late century France, Limoges Wood, gilded copper, champleve enamel Frm bd: Beautiful books.

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