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The Speculum Humanae Salvationis from Einsiedeln Abby (Cod. 206, Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln) / Der Heilsspiegel aus Kloster Einsiedeln (Cod. 206 Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln) - Text Volume Only
Luzern: Quaternio Verlag, 2015. Text Volume Only. Slipcased. Fine/VG (slipcase lightly rubbed). Rich navy cloth/boards; gilt lettering; placeholder ribbon. No dj. Housed in a matching slipcase with no lettering. with 34 mostly color illustrations. Text in German and (some) English. In short, the contents are Clark's bit in German; Stork's bit in German; Clark's bit in English; with the illustrations in between, but here is the actual breakdown of the actuals parts: The German version of Gregory T. Clark's contribution, containing The History of the Manuscript; Compositional and Iconographic Sources; The Artist of the Einsiedeln Speculum; and The Place of Origin and Date of the Einsiedeln Speculum; and the descriptions of the miniatures. The lengthy text by Hans-Walter Stork follows, entirely in German: Introduction and Foreword; Authorship, Content, Dating, and Construction of the Speculum; The Heilsspiegel (Healing Mirror) of Kloster Einsiedeln (Codex 206 and the text); The Substantive Context of the Miniatures; Annotations of the Illustrations; an abstract; bibliography; and the illustrations. (All these take up the first 224 pp. The English Commentary (actually the original version of Clark's contribution) begins on page 225. Included are: The History of the Manuscript; Compositional and Iconographic Sources; The Artist of the Einsiedeln Speculum; and The Place of Origin and Date of the Einsiedeln Speculum; and the descriptions of the miniatures, and the Codicological Descriptions (in table/chart form). The reader must refer to the German section for the bibliography and illustrations. With richly-colored plates, clear bw images, and a beautiful presentation. (Einsiedeln Abbey is a Benedictine monastery in the town of Einsiedeln in the Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. - Wikipedia) NOTE: This is the text volume ONLY. The facsimile volume is not included.
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