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Bible of St. Louis, s. XIII, jewel of the moralized Bibles

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This beautiful and unique artistic and historical treasure, made in 3 impressive manuscripts, belonged to King San Luis of France, and later to Alfonso X the Wise. It was copied and illuminated between 1226-1234, in Paris.

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ISBN: 9788488526595 Categories: ,
Reference: 104MOL Tags: Brand:

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This beautiful and unique artistic and historical treasure, made in 3 impressive manuscripts, belonged to King Saint Louis of France (hence its name), and later to Alfonso X the Wise. It was illuminated between 1226-1234, in Paris. At the moment it is conserved in the Holy Cathedral Church of Toledo (Spain).

Features of the facsimile edition:
Date of the original work: 1226-1234
Facsimiles published between 2000 and 2002 (1 codex per year), in 3 large and heavy volumes.
Size: 34 x 44 cm.
3 volumes, 1,230 pages, with individual leather boxes-cases (formats 39 x 49 cm)
4,887 illuminated story scenes from the Bible.
2 study books of 511 and 496 pages respectively, texts and studies, formats 25.5 x 33.7 cm.
Facsimile edition limited to 987 numbered copies and notarized.

Facsimiles in perfect condition. An exceptional work.

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