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The Making of the Morgan from Charles McKim to Renzo Piano

Paul Spencer Byard, Cynthia Davidson, Charles E. Pierce, Jr., and Brian Regan
2008. 204 pages. Color illustrations.
9 x 12 inches. Hardcover.


Price: $35.00

Studying Nature
Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection


Jennifer Tonkovich, Esther Bell, et al.
2011. 159 pages. Color illustrations.
9.75 x 11.75 inches. Hardcover.

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Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France

Roger S. Wieck, with contributions by Francisco H. Trujillo
2014. 95 pages.
Color illustrations. Paperback.


Price: $25.00

Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries

Stephen Hebron
2014. 300 pages.
200 color illustrations.
9.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover.


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A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

Matthew Hargraves and Rachel Sloan
2014. 84 pages.
40 color illustrations.
8.25 x 8.25 inches. Paperback.


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The Da Costa Hours
The Da Costa Hours
17.2 x 12.5 cm. Limited Edition. Includes Commentary.

Product Code: 999

$12,900.00


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Book illumination reached one of its greatest highpoints in the fantastic art of the Ghent-Bruges school. Without a doubt the greatest master of them all is Simon Bening. The Da Costa Hours is probably this artistís greatest early work. While some of the 121 brilliant miniatures represent a critical synopsis of what book illumination had produced in the previous centuries, others offer a view of the last great testimonies to the magnificent tradition of Dutch book illumination.

The facsimile edition of The Da Costa Hours, published in the series Codices SelectiD, is a complete reproduction of the manuscript, with 388 folios in the original format, a faithful edge trim, and colours authentically rendered to the last detail. The gorgeously engraved gilt edging has also been reproduced in line with the original. The original gold coatings of the original, the unique atmosphere and mood, and the intensive, brilliant colors are accurately reproduced in the facsimile edition.


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