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The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold

£230.00

Product description

Among the most magnificent legacies of the Middle Ages are its illuminated manuscripts. The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold is one of the crowning glories of this tradition. For the production of this the first ever facsimile edition of The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold, The Folio Society was given access to the original manuscript at the British Library in London, where the pages were painstakingly photographed. The glorious full-colour reproduction throughout means that the rich beauty of this masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon illumination can be genuinely appreciated here for the first time.

Production Details
The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold book
Facsimile volume
11½" x 8½"
240 pages
Bound in goatskin leather
Blocked in gold foil with a calligraphic design by John Andrew
Printed in full colour throughout, with gold, on Phoenix Motion Xenon paper
Handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill
Bevelled boards, raised bands on the spine, gilded edges, ribbon marker

Commentary volume
9" x 6¼"
48 pages
Quarter-bound in buckram, with handmade laid-paper sides from the Fabriano mill, and inset with a printed label

Solander box
Bound in buckram with a printed spine label
Lined with Canson mi-teintes mould-made paper
- Information taken from Folio Society Website

Item details

Added value:
Limited Edition
Condition:
New
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Folio Society

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£10.00
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within 21 days.
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About this item

Among the most magnificent legacies of the Middle Ages are its illuminated manuscripts. The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold is one of the crowning glories of this tradition. For the production of this the first ever facsimile edition of The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold, The Folio Society was given access to the original manuscript at the British Library in London, where the pages were painstakingly photographed. The glorious full-colour reproduction throughout means that the rich beauty of this masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon illumination can be genuinely appreciated here for the first time.

Production Details
The Benedictional of Saint Æthelwold book
Facsimile volume
11½" x 8½"
240 pages
Bound in goatskin leather
Blocked in gold foil with a calligraphic design by John Andrew
Printed in full colour throughout, with gold, on Phoenix Motion Xenon paper
Handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill
Bevelled boards, raised bands on the spine, gilded edges, ribbon marker

Commentary volume
9" x 6¼"
48 pages
Quarter-bound in buckram, with handmade laid-paper sides from the Fabriano mill, and inset with a printed label

Solander box
Bound in buckram with a printed spine label
Lined with Canson mi-teintes mould-made paper
- Information taken from Folio Society Website

Added value:
Limited Edition
Condition:
New
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Folio Society

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