Dear fellow book lovers, just yesterday we have launched our latest video part of the “Take a Break from the Present”, this time regarding the Lindisfarne Gospels. If you want to know more about this manuscript, read on!
Medieval artists knew how to have fun with manuscripts, so celebrate St. Valentine’s day taking a few minutes to enjoy the Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu.
You have probably heard of the Bedford Hours; many questions about this manuscript remain unanswered, so why not take the time to find out what mysteries linger on this beautifully illuminated codex?
Is that time of the year again, so we’d like to wish you all happy holidays Facsimile Finder style!
If you love libraries and medieval manuscripts, check out this article about Jean, Duke of Berry, and his unique library collection.
Dear book lovers, Quaternio did it again. We must be a little patient but next year the world of facsimiles will be enriched with the facsimile edition of the Der Wälsche Gast.
One of the most important manuscript commissioned by Charlemagne to celebrate his Empire, the Godescalc Evangelistary is now available in a special library facsimile edition.
The only known scroll inscribed on metal, almost 2,000 years ago, has been the protagonist of a long and painstaking facsimile-making process. It took more than 40 years of work on its analysis and restoration, and now, thanks to high-tech tools the facsimile is finally ready. An article written by Facsimile Editions describes the adventure to the discovery of this work of art and the making of its facsimile.
Shout out to all Carolingian art lovers! We have a little something for you, hot off the presses. We present to you the facsimile of the Cambrai Apocalypse: a 1100 years old manuscript which has survived time in remarkably good conditions.
As you lovely readers may have heard, the Bayeux Tapestry facsimile production is over, finally. Here is a few things you should know about the original and its facsimile!