Lothringische Apokalypse. Das Manuskript OC. 50 aus dem Bestand der Sachsischen Landesbibliothek Dresden
by Behrends, Rainer, Eckhard Hollmann, Tunde Wehli, & Klaus Bochmann
2 vols.: 135 pp. commentary volume, by noted scholars, on the Biblical Book of Revelation of John first written ca. 96 AD and the present version, written in a dialect from Lothringen, created for a citizen of Metz in the first half of the 14th century, including art-historical analysis, the place of the manuscript in Medieval art, notes on style, the technique of the miniature painting, its influences, etc., transcriptions, bibliographic notes, and 8 plates; accompanied by a superb facsimile (60 leaves printed both recto and verso) of the manuscript with the 72 miniatures printed in rich colors, highlighted in gold, on fine paper. 4to. Text, 3/4 leather and boards; facsimile, full tooled leather with raised spine after the original; both housed in boards slipcase. Leipzig (Edition Leipzig) 1982. The original manuscript is now housed in Dresden. (Inventory #: 45892)
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