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The Hours of Mary of Burgundy: Codex Vindobonensis 1857 Vienna: Vol 1 (Manuscripts in Miniature S.)

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The present volume in the series reproduces The Hours of Mary of Burgundy, Cod. Vind. 1857 in Vienna, Osterreichische Nationalbibliothek. This beautiful book is among the most celebrated illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Written by Nicolas Spierinc, one of the favourite scribes of the Burgundian Court, its pages hold the key works of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, the most famous Flemish illuminator of the 15th century. In the making of manuscripts, artists were charged to stir the soul and dazzle the eye, and in The Hours of Mary of Burgundy this is achieved as nowhere else.
The complete manuscript is reproduced here in 380 pages of full colour.

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One of the most celebrated illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages, "The Hours of Burgundy", is reproduced in this first volume of the "Manuscripts in Miniature" series. The work holds the key works of the Master of Mary of Burgundy, the most famous Flemish illuminator of the 15th century. It provides an analysis of the art and codicology of the manuscript as well as a complete characterization of the historical background, cultural and religious atmosphere of the Burgundian Netherlands in the late 1470s.

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Published by Harvey Miller Publishers, London (1995)
ISBN 10: 1872501877 ISBN 13: 9781872501871
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Book Description Couverture rigide. Condition: Neuf. Dust Jacket Condition: Neuf. The Hours of Mary of Burgundy ( writing by Nicolas Spierinc ) edited by Eric Inglis .London 1995 Harvey Miller Publishers .Pages 200 circa with illustrations in colour Cloth - Language : English text Size: 150 X205 mm. Seller Inventory # 009104

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