Full colour facsimile with introductory study by Lawrence Earp, Domenic Leo and Carla Shapreau. Preface by Christopher de Hamel

The facsimile and introductory study of this magnificent manuscript will be shipping from 1 February 2015. It is reproduced in two volumes, introductory study (vol. 1, 218 pp. colour and b/w) and facsimile (vol. 2, 787 colour images) in a slipcase. The introduction is a multi-author work, with extensive new content and contextual study by Prof Lawrence Earp revealing hitherto unknown information about the provenance of the book in the library of the Duc du Berry. Domenic Leo provides a detailed discussion of the art-historical aspects of the book (reproduced in colour), and Carla Shapreau contributes an explosive chapter about the history of the book in the Nazi era. In the preface Christopher de Hamel, Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge discusses the recent history of the book and it’s acquisition by the Ferrells. The early-bird price for the book is £470, full price (from 1 March 2015) will be £560. (Please note that bookseller discounts are not available on the early-bird price.) The book will be ready for shipping from 1 February 2015. Postage within the UK is free, and charges outside the UK are calculated at checkout from the shop. The book weighs just over 8 Kg packed.

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