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Collectif [Xénia Muratove, Daniel Poirion] - Bestiarium. Fac-Similé du Manuscrit du Bestiaire Ashmole 1511 [Bodleian Library d'Oxford] - 1984

Facsimile of the Ashmole Bestiary 1551 manuscript, kept at the Bodleian Library d’Oxford. Club De Livre 1984. 2 octavo volumes (295 X 190mm), the first in full caramel sheepskin, spine with raised bands decorated with blind-stamped fillets, front cover reproducing the 1511 pattern consisting of blind-stamped embossing with gilding, containing the facsimile of the original manuscript, about 130 miniatures of animals richly illuminated in colours and gold.

105 pages for the facsimile.
156 pages for commentary.

Small impact under the title on the spine (see photo). Otherwise the 2 books are in very good condition.

Object Manuscript
Number of Books 2900
Subject illumination
Author/ Illustrator Collectif [Xénia Muratove, Daniel Poirion]
Book Title Bestiarium. Fac-Similé du Manuscrit du Bestiaire Ashmole 1511 [Bodleian Library d'Oxford]
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1984
Edition Numbered edition
Language French, Latin
Original language Yes
Publisher Club du livre, paris
Extras Limited edition, Numbered edition, With slipcase
Number of pages 105
Dimensions 28×19 cm
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