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The Twelve Zodiac Signs and Their Myths (Collection) Facsimile Edition

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Herrscher des Himmels - Die Zwölf Tierkreiszeichen und Ihre Mythen

Lachen: Coron Verlag, 2005

  • Commentary (German)
  • Limited Edition: 1.995 copies
  • Collection: a selection of documents associated by a common thread and collected by the publisher in a single edition.

The selection features 12 miniatures, one for each Zodiac sign:

1. Widder/Aries, Breviarium Mayer van den Bergh, 1510, Antwerp – Museum Mayer van den Bergh;

2. Wassermann/Aquarius, Stammheimer Missale, Hildesheim, 1160-1180 – Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum;

3. Fische/Pisces, Stundenbuch des Herzogs von York, Rouen, 1430-1440 – Rome, BAV;

4. Skorpion/Scorpius, Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, Paris, 1413 – Chantilly, Musée Condé;

5. Schütze/Sagittarius, Les Petite Heures du Duc de Berry, Paris, 1372-1390 – Paris, BnF;

6. Steinbock/Capricornus, Stundenbuch, Nethelrnads/Bruges (?), 1500 – Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek;

7. Löwe/Leo, Französiches Stundenbuch, 1500 – British Library;

8. Jungfrau/Virgo, The Bedford Hours, 1420 – British Library;

9. Waage/Libra, Grandes Heures du Duc de Rohan, Paris, 1430-1435 – Paris, BnF;

10. Stier/Taurus, Book of Hours of Isabel the Catholic, 1450-1460 – Madrid, Real Biblioteca del Palacio Real;

11. Zwillinge/Gemini, Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, Paris, 1503-1508 – Paris, BnF;

12. Krebs/Cancer, Flemish Calendar, Bruges, 1525 – Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.

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