Welcome back to the second part of the Story of Faksimile Verlag where we discuss how books have been the most significant transmitters of the past. So what are you waiting for? Dive into this interesting reading!
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!
Last week, in exactly 21 hours, I traveled to the BnF in Paris, browsed a wonderful Italian Renaissance manuscript, learned some interesting facts on digitization, had lunch, and took a pleasant walk along the Seine. Finally, at 1:00AM, I was back home. Here’s the report on my day at the BnF.
It’s happening. The Breslau Psalter is, as we speak, starting a long and painstaking process which in the summer of next year will enrich the world of facsimiles with a truly beautiful facsimile edition of a Gothic masterpiece.
The new year comes with fresh and exciting news in the world of facsimiles! Just a few days ago the facsimile edition of one of the most interesting manuscripts of travel literature was announced: it’s the Travels of Jean de Mandeville.
The Vienna Moamyn, a true masterpiece, written in collaboration with Emperor Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, master of western falconry literature. Join us in the discovery of this medieval work of art and its outstanding quality.
From November 15th to February 26th 2017, the Institut du Monde Arabe will be hosting the “Aventuries Des Mers” exhibition. The collection will take us on a journey throughout the globe, with the aid of some 200 hundred pieces, including the Fra Mauro map facsimile.
From now until the 25 January, “Pierre Sala’s Little Book of Love” is on display in the “Lyon Renaissance Arts et Humanisme” exhibition in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
Fellow facsimile lovers, here is a treat for you: the finished version of an essay on the topic of distortion, soon to be featured on the Essays & Studies Series published for The English Association by Boydell and Brewer. I hope you’ll find it interesting!