Elegant and beautiful edition that contains two complete works of Alfonso X el Sabio: the “Lapidary” and the “Book of forms and images that are in the heavens”, made in 2014 by the José Antonio de Castro Foundation for its collection of books. Castro Library.
The book contains a joint study for both works of 38 pages, very entertaining, and at the same time critical, carried out by Pedro Sánchez-Prieto Borja and the complete text transcribed in old Spanish, according to the manuscripts that are preserved in the Library of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial from the 13th century, signatures Ms. hI15 (Lapidary) and Ms. hI16 (Book of Forms…).
Book bound in brown cloth hardcover with gilt title, with illustrated dust jacket, 2 guide tapes, 15 x 23 cm format. 534 pages of bible paper.
Numbered edition limited to 1,000 copies.
The luxury facsimile publisher, Edilán, published in 1982 a facsimile only of the first lapidary of this work according to the illuminated manuscript that is preserved in El Escorial. The book that we offer you in this article could well serve as a complement to said facsimile and also as a study book of said facsimile that also contains in current printing the complete transcription of the four lapidaries and the text that is preserved from the Book of Forms …, both in old Spanish.
We, exclusively and while we have stocks, give a copy of this book to the buyer of the facsimile “El Primer Lapidario”.
Specimen in perfect condition, brand new.
Shipping costs paid by the buyer, according to order and destination. Ask us without obligation (indicating the article reference) if you have any questions.