El Escorial Revelation (Apocalypse Figurado of the Dukes of Savoy), s. XV (Versol) (5*)

Original price was: 8.400,00€.Current price is: 3.948,00€.

This facsimile is part of the Spectacular Library.
Apocalypse of the Library of the Royal Monastery of El Escorial, Cod. Vitrina 1, also known as Figurative Apocalypse of the Dukes of Savoy. Exemplary corresponding to the edition of Versol.

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Exemplary corresponding to the special deluxe edition of Versol.

Revelation of the Library of the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Cod. Window 1, also known as the Apocalypse Figurado of the Dukes of Savoy. A 5 star in every great library!

During his visit to El Escorial last August 19, 2011, the Community of Augustinian Fathers presented Pope Benedict XVI with a copy of this fax, you can see in this short video, click here.

Features of this extraordinary and beautiful edition:

Format 29 x 43.5 cm. Planners: 49 (98 pages) extremely fine parchment and illuminated, plus 7 blank sheets.
Dating: the first 25 pages 1428-1435, 1485-1490 the last 24.
Artist: Jean Bapteur and Peronet Lamy (1-25 ff.), Jean Colombe (26-49 ff.)
Writing: Write Cardino of Paris, French Gothic two columns.
Text: Revelation and Berengaudus comments summarized in Latin.
Thumbnails: 187, 183 more large decorated Chapter 2 preliminary to the life of San Juan, 91 of apocalyptic cycle, 4 end to the life of San Juan, 90 different scenes representing the Apostle, 97 borders.
Binding: Artisan straight hemp, table cover over 6 mm in smooth red goat. Gold stamping identical to the original, 2 locks and metal corners, ribbed back. Case to protect the facsimile format (31 x 46.5 x 4.5 cm) adapted to be placed on the shelf of the library.
Venal circulation: 666 copies, numbered and certified by a notary.

Book of studies:
Text and paleography: D. Alfonso Garcia Leal, PhD in Classical Philology and Professor University of Oviedo
Miniatures and comments. Ms. Juana Hidalgo Ogáyar, Doctor of Philosophy and professor of Art History at the University of Alcala de Henares (Madrid)
Translation: Several contributors.
Presentation: Hardcover printed fabric with gold luxury case, 342 pages with full color thumbnails cycle.

This issue we offer is second hand, from private collection but in perfect condition, immaculate, new. If you can afford it, do not miss this unique opportunity to own a copy of a codex 5 stars, perhaps sparing but great number of pages in size, presence, lighting and quality. We only have a copy of this incredible price.

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This codex there is another cheaper facsimile edition of 1980 by the publishing Edilán also available on our website.