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262pp 128 full page colour illustrations. Comentary, notes, bibliography. Previous owner's aquisition info very discreetly inscribed on t.p. Else a fine, attractive copy in a fine slipcase. Faux navy blue leather decorated in gilt. "This extraordinary manuscript, perhaps one of the gayest, most spontaneous and fanciful of Western illuminations, is an exceptionally rich Book of Hours painted by two quite different artists. In the late 1300s --- early 1400s ---stunning extravagance" "Useful reference for book of hours and illumination designs. The Introduction offers an excellent discussion of the manuscript. Full page plates are accompanied by short explanations which answer many questions about the images" ( Goodreads) pgs .......
Title: The Visconti Hours: National Library, Florence (Slipcase Edition)
Illustrator: Giovannino dei Grassi; Belbello da Pavia
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1972
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Size: Large 8vo.
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 003926
Keywords: Book of Hours Medieval Art Italy