72 | Facsimile, Hours of Catherine of Cleves, 2009

Starting price1,200
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  • Details

    Details

    • Hours of Catherine of Cleves, 1430
    • Facsimile edition; manuscript preserved today in the Pierpont Morgan Libary (NY)
    • Editing and scientific commentary by Rob Dückers, Eberhard König, Anne S. Korteweg, et al.
    • Published by Faksimile Verlag, Gütersloh/Munich, 2009
    • Copy 334 from an edition of 980 exemplars with Arabic numbering, plus 80 exemplars with Roman numbering
    • 714 pages, individually trimmed according to the original; 157 half - and full-page miniatures, border decorations, gold initials, gilt edges
    • Brown, embossed leather binding with red gemstones and two gold plated clasps
    • Commentary with half leather binding and gold embossed spine title, enclosed within slipcase
    • Acrylic glass display cabinet
    • Format: 19.1 x 13 cm
    • Dimensions of display case: 27 x 21.5 x 28.3 cm
    • Very good condition
    • Provenance: private property Brandenburg, Germany
    • Expert estimate: € 2,400
    • This object is sold through the European office
    Object checked by Art Loss Register
  • Additional Information & Condition

    Additional Information & Condition

    Condition:

    The book of hours, the commentary volume and the slipcase are in very good condition. The format is 19.1 x 13 cm, the dimensions of the display case measure 27 x 21.5 x 28.3 cm. (nlu)

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