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Beatus of Liebana codex of Corsini, s. XII

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The Beatus codex Corsini, is the smallest of all the blessed. Your membership in the celebrated series of the Blessed of Liébana and its unique format makes him great delight any collector.

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The Beatus codex Corsini, is the smallest of all the blessed. Your membership in the celebrated series of the Blessed of Liébana and its unique format makes him great delight any collector.

Original preserved in Rome at the Biblioteca dell ‘Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and Corsiniana. Sign. Cors. 369 (40 E. 6).

342 parchment pages of 9.7 x 16.7 cm. Carolina writing with some gothic and indubitable element visigóticas reminiscences. Retains ten models of unusual beauty.

Codex of exceptional rarity and size from the monastery of Sahagún, León. In 1723 it passed to Cardinal Corsini.

Its unusual and small format contains more gracefully, if possible, all the charm of the blessed. It is a copy of peculiar characteristics that differ radically from all other blessed that day are preserved today. For starters, it has a much smaller size than the rest, almost comparable to a Book of Hours. And, interestingly, this unusual format that really are printing special character to his writing and miniatures. Your text fully collect the core of all the comments that are blessed monk of Liebana on the Apocalypse of St. John. The letter also makes a Visigoth part in partly carolina, with Gothic elements, but very neat, great care and beauty that allows, despite the small size, recreate the content. The images are rare, because throughout history it underwent several mutilations stripped him of much of it, but the eight that currently preserves are enough to make it an essential piece to better track and understand the dissemination and artistic development important series of codices.

Facsimile edition of the most unique manuscript of the famous series of the Blessed of Liébana. It is the smallest of all (11.5 x 18 cm), which forms a really special to her writing and character size thumbnails.

Unique, limited, numbered run of 898 copies, with affidavit. Fax attractive handmade leather bound and delivered in a case-conservation box leather and linen (20 x 27 cm).

To this beautiful and curious Beatus accompanies, as is customary in every great facsimile, a supplementary study book. In perfect state.

If you have the Beato de Las Huelgas (the largest of all the blessed in size) can not pass up this issue, the most charming and small (in terms of size) of all blessed! Codex must for any collector of this series of medieval manuscripts.

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