THE LORSCH GOSPELS

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Place Published: NY
Publisher: George Braziller
Date Published:
Edition: First edition thus
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Slight soiling to spine, else fine in moderately worn slipcase, accompanying pamphlet also moderately worn
Book Id: 21516

Description

Folio (14.75 x 10.5 inches), vellum spine and red cloth-covered boards; unpaginated 237 leaves reproducing the original manuscript - 54 in full color (all the ornamental pages, miniatures and Canon Tables are reproduced in color). Accompanying text in 23 pp folio pamphlet with full-color reproductions of the original Madonna and Christ carved ivory covers at front and rear. Slipcase.

Comments

"This facsimile edition comprises the two parts of the Lorsch Gospels from the Biblioteca Documentara Batthyaneum in Alba Julia, Rumania and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana in Rome. The six color engravings were made by Brend'amour, Simhart & Co., Munich. Bound by hand by Willy Pingel, Heidelberg. Printed on special matte art paper from Hartmann und Mittler, Munich. Designed by Eugen Sporer." (from the colophon). Edition of 1000 copies, this #826.



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