Original preserved in the National Library of France, Lat signature. 9474. This is one of the Books of Hours spectacular to ever exist.
Composed by Jean Bourdichon, it contains more than 300 medicinal plants and 52 full-page miniatures. This fax has been reproduced from the Curmer edition, Paris, 1861, as the French National Library prohibits the manipulation of the original, given the delicate state.
Features facsimile, a beautiful and extraordinary 2003 edition of the Versol Photo:
Format: 23.5 x 33 cm. Planners: 238, 476 pages. Dating: 1503-1507 (XVI century). Thumbnails: 386, of which 49 are full-page prints bottom golds, 337 large fringes decorated with plants and insects of attractive colors. Artist: Jean Bourdichon, shop teacher Charles VIII, King of France. Binding: Artisan, natural skin on wood and metal corners. It is accompanied by a box-lined case terciopleo microweb green and gold shield titles, format 26.8 x 36.3 x 7 cm.
Global circulation of only 575 numbered copies certified affidavit.
Book of complementary studies: 22.5 x 32.5 cm format, 252 pages.. Publishing hardcover binding with gold patterned fabric and color Jacket. Book unopened without unsealing.
This facsimile is considered a real study of botany, because the borders are decorated with plants, with their popular and scientific names, containing comments codicological thumbnails and notes. Identification and description of the plants contained in the codex. Author: Manuel Candelario Castilla.
An extraordinary and beautiful facsimile edition at a great price, do not let it escape!
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There is a new edition (and more expensive) of this extraordinary Book of Hours by the Moleiro editorial with the title of Great Hours of Anne of Brittany. You can see it by clicking here.