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Peterborough Bestiary - Signatur: MS 53 - Parker Library, Corpus Christi College (Cambridge, United Kingdom)
Faksimile Verlag - Munich - Facsimile Edition of: Peterborough Bestiary with shelf mark MS 53 - Parker Library, Corpus Christi College (Cambridge, United Kingdom), also known as Bestiarium aus Peterborough. *** Data of the original: 34.8 x 23.6 cm, 44 pages. Peterborough Abbey / Cathedral (United Kingdom), Around 1300 . *** Illustrations: 104 miniatures and 108 initials adorn all pages of the manuscript. The Peterborough Bestiary is a lovely, illustrated story of animals, of both the familiar and fantastic sort. Even mystical creatures like phoenixes and unicorns make their appearance. In over 100 miniatures throughout the entire text, the artist put forth his best effort to depict such creatures and fantasies with as much realism as can be expected. All told, this gloriously embroidered work of calligraphy is endowed with golden and brightly colored miniatures, initials, and other fine illustrations. *** Names related to the work: , . *** Facsimile Edition: 1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) *** Limitation: 1480 copies (co-edition with Salerno Editrice) copies. Blind-tooled brown leather binding, a faithful replica of a typical Cambridge binding. All sheets are trimmed in accordance with the original and stitched to the contents by hand. The cover is tooled using roulettes, showing motives of the griffon, the lion and the dragon. *** Commentary: 1 volume by Christopher de Hamel and Lucy Freeman Sandler Languages: English, German. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Ziereis Faksimiles]
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