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The Magnificent and Exuberant Illuminations of the St Albans Psalter

If you were to teach reading and writing to your kids in the 12th century, you would probably use a Psalter. But would you choose one as magnificently illuminated as the St Albans Psalter? Scroll down for the video!

On the history of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Facsimiles

How to Access a Library During a Pandemic

Do you miss traveling and visiting museums? Don’t worry, the Gallerie Estensi in Modena didn’t forget about its international visitors and officially launched a “Digital Library” to make its manuscripts available for everyone! (Guest post by Bianca Raimondi, who did her internship at FacsimileFinder in the summer of 2020)

New Video: Codex of Vyšehrad Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Codex of Vyšehrad in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

Facsimiles as Exhibition Items: Why Not?

A few months ago, we were asked to lend two facsimiles to be displayed at a French exhibition on the Apocalypse. Today, we're happy that many visitors can enjoy their beauty at the Château d'Angers. Thank you for the opportunity to share them!

New Video: Book of Hours of Philip II Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Book of Hours of Philip II in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Vergilius Romanus Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Vergilius Romanus in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Voynich Manuscript Facsimile Edition (Full Version)

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Voynich Manuscript in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Book of Hours of the Weaving Virgin Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Book of Hours of the Weaving Virgin in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Purple Passion of Fra Angelico Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Purple Passion of Fra Angelico in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

An Hour With Marco Polo

The Venetian explorer Marco Polo didn't write his Travels alone: in 1298, he found himself imprisoned with a romance writer, Rustichello da Pisa. Their conversations gave birth to one of the most celebrated travel books in history.

New Video: The Quixote of Avellaneda Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Quixote of Avellaneda in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?