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Limbourg Brothers; Meiss, M. ; Beatson, E.H. ; Plummer, J. König, Eberhard
Les Belles Heures du Duc de Berry. Acc. No.54.1.1, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters Collection, New York [ 2 vols, facsimile and commentary, 2003. ].
Faksimile Verlag Luzern, Luzern, first edition thus, 2003. Limited edition of 980 numbered copies (900 for sale). 2 vols, facsimile: gold-tooled goatskin, 8vo, 24 x 17 cm; commentary : quarter leather, 8vo, facsimile: 220 pp, ills; commentary: 107 pp. A superb quality facsimile (with English-language commentary) of the Belles heures du Duc de Berry, the original of which is in the New York Metropolitan Museum, Cloisters, Acc. No. 54.1.1. From the introduction by Millard Meiss: "the Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry, in prívate possession until 1954, is much less well known than the Très Riches Heures. Painted by the three Limbourg Brothers just before they turned to the Très Riches Heures, it contains superlative qualities no longer visible in its famous successor." Copy No. 720. Fine in Near Fine plexiglass case with minor scuff. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wykeham Books [LONDON, United Kingdom]
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