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Author Name    Bocskay, Georg.

Title   Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta : a sixteenth century calligraphic manuscript by Georg Bocskay and illuminated by Joris Hoefnagel. Edited by Lee Hendrick and Thea Vignau-Wilberg.

Binding   Tan cloth with gold gilt lettering hardcover in t

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good, very slight rubbing to slipcase

Edition   Third Printing so stated.

Size   Small octavo

Publisher    J. Paul Getty Museum 1992

ISBN Number    089236212X / 9780892362127

Seller ID   2475

412 pp, of which @ 151 are color plates. "This book, now in the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, is reproduced here in complete facsimile form, accompanied by a commentary that includes a full description; a discussion of its patron, Rudolf II, and his cultural and historical milieu; the biographies of Hoefnagel and Bocskay; and an analysis of the manuscript's role in their careers. The introduction discusses the broader issues raised by the manuscript. Topics include Hoefnagel's nature imagery, which encompasses plants, fruits, and small animals, and its relation to the spread of interest in botany and zoology at the end of the sixteenth century."

Price = 200.00 USD



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