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Books of Hours (Phaidon Miniature Editions)

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Probably the most famous of all medieval manuscripts, a 'Book of Hours' is a glittering compendium of different devotional texts, which by the end of the thirteenth century had become the favourite book of ordinary people throughout Western Europe.

Synopsis:

This edition brings together selections taken from examples of the "Book of Hours". The pages are positioned in the order in which they would have appeared in a traditional "Book of Hours". Short texts provide an explanation of the scenes depicted and the significance of the various prayers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714834641
Author:
Phaidon
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Author:
Phaidon Press
Author:
Editors, Of Phaidon Press
Location:
London :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
History - Medieval
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Subject:
Books of hours
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Copyright:
Series:
Phaidon Miniature Editions
Publication Date:
19960631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1
Dimensions:
4.77x4.03x.43 in. .29 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This edition brings together selections taken from examples of the "Book of Hours". The pages are positioned in the order in which they would have appeared in a traditional "Book of Hours". Short texts provide an explanation of the scenes depicted and the significance of the various prayers.
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