Book of Hours of Charles VIII King of France, XV century


Facsimile edition of the Codex Book of Hours of Charles VIII, King of France, whose original is preserved in the National Library of Spain under the reference Vitr. 24-1. Made in 1995 on the basis of the original 1500.

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Facsimile edition of the manuscript Book of Hours of Charles VIII, King of France, original of which is preserved in the National Library of Spain under reference Vitr. 24-1. In 1995 on the basis of the original 1500. For many (including us) it remains the jewel in the crown of the Moleiro publishing house and one of its best facsimiles to date, despite its more than 25 years.

Perfect copy, numbered and limited to 987 copies edition venal as the original Affidavit of ownership of the copy, accompanied. Long out of print.

Facsimile of the original manuscript reproduced in all its details, with a profusion of borders, drawings and illuminations, parchment paper and bound in leather and gold artisan equal to the original binding of the codex, gilded in gold and loins with 2 shutters embedded in the skin. All this faithfully following the original codex.

Dimensions: 18.5 x 26 cm, 232 pages..

Accompanied by a book study by Ana Dominguez Rodriguez of the Complutense University of Madrid, where translations of the original texts in French and Latin by Juan José Fortea Sola, Silvia Docampo Capilla de Goñi and Iñigo Echevarría included . Format 18.3 x 25 cm., 432 pages.

According exposes Carlos Ortega, Director General of the National Library, in the preface of that study: “facsimiles reproduce perfectly the original, and, therefore, become media for cultural dissemination; not only in tools and study, but beautiful objects for enjoyment, joy and satisfaction of cultural concerns. “

The editorial presented this extraordinary and beautiful facsimile in a beautiful wooden case covered in red velvet and silk inside. A very beautiful box-chest as a presentation to give this facsimile.

A spectacular manuscript, a jewel of culture, history and art of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. A unique business opportunity to get replicas of this beautiful manuscript, spectacular and classified as treasury Spain.

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