Das Tierbuch des Petrus Candidus - Codex Urbinas Latinus - 1550

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Das Tierbuch des Petrus Candidus - Codex Urbinas Latinus - 1550
Science (général) - Quantité : 2 - Édition limitée - Livre

Das Tierbuch des Petrus Candidus - Prachtedition Codex Urbinas Latinus 276.
Facsimile of one of the most valuable zoological manuscripts from the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Complete, true-to-original facsimile edition of the 1460 manuscript. Around 1550, a total of 496 colourful, realistic pictures of animals were added to the text, some of which are decorated with gold and silver elements. The Latin text by the humanist Petrus Candidus describes the natural history and life of animals with realistic depictions of animals. This beautiful work was originally commissioned by Ludovico Gonzaga, Marquis of Mantua and animal lover.
Facsimile volume: Blind embossed, very nice red-brown original leather binding with 4 frets. Format: approx. 27.5 x 21 cm.
Commentary or introductory volume: Original green cardboard binding with golden spine illustration. 213 pages with 31 partly full-page illustrations. Format: approx. 27 x 20 cm.
Jewellery box: Both volumes are in a velvet-lined imitation leather case with a decorative leather application (depiction of a unicorn or dragon-like creature) on the cover.
Format: approx. 37 x 27.5 cm.
Limited and numbered edition: No. 779 (of 1499 copies of this luxury edition).
With certificate no. 370 of 1499 copies of this magnificent edition. Belser Verlag Zürich, 1984 (publisher).
The magnificent facsimile comes to you in the publisher's original packaging and is still preserved in its original condition. Beautiful facsimile - great decorative piece and valuable addition to your collection.

Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
2
Sujet
Science (général)
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Das Tierbuch des Petrus Candidus
Titre du livre
Codex Urbinas Latinus
État
Comme neuf
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1550
Édition
Édition numérotée
Langue
Allemand
Langue d’origine
Non
Éditeur
Belser Exclusivausgabe Prachtedition
Reliure
Couverture rigide
Extras
Édition limitée
Nombre de pages
213
Dimensions
37×27.5 cm
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