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Book of the Wonders of the World: Secrets of Natural History, s. XV

6.240,00 4.680,00

One of the most beautiful and rare books that can be found. A delight for fans and bibliophiles. Original made in Cognac, France, in the fifteenth century.

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One of the most beautiful and rare books that can be found. A delight for fans and bibliophiles. Original made in Cognac, France, in the fifteenth century.

Impressive parchment manuscript preserved in the National Library of France. Symbol: 22971 Français.

200 pages 21 x 31 cm, with 56 fantastic miniatures that recreate mythological scenes, landscapes and exotic botanical admirable figures. Also the most beautiful courtesans and society scenes alternate with strange and crazy fabulous compositions.

Commissioned by Carlos de Angouleme, father of King Francis I of France, and illustrated by one of the great masters of medieval miniature: Robinet Testard.

Special facsimile edition published in late 2010, limited, numbered and authenticated by a notary. Handcrafted leather binding and case-walnut case.

Accompanied by the corresponding complementary study book, made with the usual quality of the Siloé publishing house.

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