On the history of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Facsimiles

Papyrus Ani – Book of the Dead

Ever wondered about Egyptian culture of the dead? Well, the Papyrus Ani sheds new light on the religion of Ancient Egypt, find out more!

Ottonian and Charlemagne’s art: the story of Faksimile Verlag – part 14

We will end our journey through the fascinating world of facsimile by discussing Ottonian and Charlemagne's art, with some interesting examples of manuscripts belonging to these artistic fields. These books couldn't but draw the attention of Faksimile Verlag, which again decided to do homage to those treasures from antiquity by putting on the market their beautiful facsimiles.

Pierre Sala’s Little Book of Love

Summer has come and if you are feeling romantic I have just the manuscript for you! It is Pierre Sala's Little Book of Love, a jewel of Renaissance.

Middle Ages through the Manuscripts: Story of Faksimile Verlag – part 12

The variety of themes, influences, but also shapes of books from the Middle Ages is truly astounding. When deciding to embark on a project for a new facsimile edition, the publisher was almost spoilt for choice! Let's explore in detail some of the most striking manuscripts that Faksimile Verlag has chosen to reproduce!

A Comedy in Search of an Author

Fans of Dante's Divine Comedy, we have little treat for you: enjoy this short reading about the Ms. 1002 held in the Biblioteca Angelica.

The Facsimile and the Manuscript

Check out this interesting article written by Brownyn Stocks evaluating the importance of facsimiles in occasion of an exhibition held at Monash University.

Grimani Breviary – Forbidden Fruit

Check out this article on the Grimani Breviary, an outstanding work of Flemish tradition, that only a few lucky people got to see!

Vienna’s Trionfi

Check out this article about one of the most beloved Italian poets, Francesco Petrarch, considered to be the founder of Humanism. What are you waiting for? Start reading!

Gems of the Middle Ages: the story of Faksimile Verlag – part 10

The Duke of Berry had one of the most incredible libraries of the Middle Ages, which housed books regarded as precious gems from medieval times. Nowadays, thanks to facsimile editions, every book lover can potentially own a part of this marvelous collection, together with other books of inestimable historical and artistic value. Want a peek?