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LIBER BESTIARUM. MS. BODLEY 764, BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD. LIMITED EDITION FACSIMILE IN CLOTH SOLANDER PRESENTATION CASE
The Folio Society, London - Limited to 1,980 copies. One of the finest of all surviving bestiaries in this new limited edition facsimile. A treasure of the Bodleian Library, this Bestiary shows the medieval art of illumination at its best, with 135 miniatures glowing with rich, gleaming gold. Bound in full goatskin leather of finest Nigerian grade. Blocked in gold and three colours, with traditional raised bands on the spine. Binding design by David Eccles. Gilding on all three edges, ribbon marker. 137 folios, with 135 miniatures with the original gold leaf reproduced in foiling. 282 pages in total. 12" x 7¾". Commentary volume by Christopher de Hamel and translation by Richard Barber. 174 pages. Presented in a buckram-bound solander box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS, IOBA]
Last Found On: 2018-02-08           Check availability:      IberLibro    

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