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Book of Hours of Henry VIII of England, c. 1500

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Facsimile edition of the Codex Book of Hours of Henry VIII of England. The original is kept in the Morgan Library and Museum (New York), MS H.8.

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ISBN: 9788416509041 Categories: ,
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Facsimile edition of the codex Book of Hours of Henry VIII of England, made in 2015 in a limited edition of 987 copies, numbered and authenticated by notarial act. The original is kept in the Morgan Library and Museum (New York), symbol MS H.8.

Original dated in Tours (France), circa 1500, by the painter Jean Poyer. The book consists of 400 pages, with 55 full-page thumbnails. Format 20 x 27 cm. Luxury red velvet binding. Engraved on its fittings is the historic coat of arms of Henry VIII (with three fleurs-de-lis in the first and fourth barracks and three passing lions in the second and third barracks). Also included in the hardware is his monogram, H. 8. R (Henricus Octavus Rex) and his famous motto, honi soit qui mal y pense (may shame fall on the evil thinker). It is accompanied by a book format case made of red leather to match golden borders, 23 x 30 x 7.5 cm format, and an exhaustive monographic study, fully illustrated in color, of 236 pages and large size (22 x 33 cm ), by Roger Wieck, curator of the Morgan Library & Museum.

Complete copy and in perfect condition. A work especially for the unconditional fans of the Moleiro publishing house.

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