There are only three extant Beatus of Liébana manuscripts written and illustrated outside the Iberian Peninsula: the Berlin codex is, among them, the most peculiar. By Peter K. Klein
The Book of Hours of Marguerite d’Orléans facsimile (Das Stundenbuch der Margarete von Orléans), a fantastic edition by Quaternio Verlag Luzern, is now available for collectors and libraries.
Altough tremendously distinct from all other bestiaries, the five manuscripts of the Third Family (England; 13th century) have received much less scholarly attention than the bestiaries of other families. Ilya Dines discusses their features and origin.
The Master of the St. Petersburg Liber Precum assumes an important place in Cologne painting between the tradition of Stefan Lochner and that of artists beholden to the traditions of early Netherlandish painting. Text by James H. Marrow.
Once again, Facsimile Finder will tour North America: here is the list of facsimile editions and places where you can meet with me!
Tired of the same old Jack o’Lantern? We have the perfect solution to make your Halloween so very special, with our Halloween pumpkin carving tutorial!
Every year we travel to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest of its kind in Europe. And every year, we meet and enjoy the news (and rumors) of the European publishing scene.
Just announced by Quaternio Verlag Luzern, the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock is an amazing facsimile edition of an exceedingly rare manuscript illuminated by this nun from Rulle.
“De Materia Medica” is a new art book that includes the facsimile of the “Dioscorides Neapolitanus” (Ms. ex-Vindobonense Greco 1, National Library in Naples). Published by Aboca Museum, it contains the first complete translation of the Greek text by the noted scholar.
The Book of Hours of Louis de Laval is an extraordinary example of XV Century French illumination: a result of the partnership between Jean Colombe and the workshop of Jean Fouquet.