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Cantigas de Santa Maria opening with commentary.JPG
The facsimile is suede leather with digital ink on imitation parchment mimicking the original’s calfskin hide over thick pine board. The facsimile replicates the almost 200 cantigas, or medieval monophonic songs, extant in the original and over 1,200…

The Assemblies of al-Hariri, 12v.jpg
This manuscript and its facsimile give insight to one of the most popular Arabic poems of the Late Abbasid Period. Both the original manuscript and facsimile in particular exemplify “luxury” books, created at a large scale and embellished with much…

Codex Borbonicus, 21v-22r.jpg
The facsimile is of a single 46 ½ x 15 ½ inch sheet of amatl paper folded accordion-fashion into 36 leaves. Three additional pages of commentary in English, French, and German are subsequently included in the facsimile. The Codex Borbonicus facsimile…

Michoacan, 1r .JPG
The Relationship of Michoacan facsimile is printed ink on paper and bound in a reddish-orange goatskin binding. The facsimile includes 44 colored illustrations that correspond to the narration. The reproduction serves as an accurate academic tool for…

Mappa Mundi.jpg
The Mappa Mundi facsimile is nearly to scale measuring 143 x 120 cm. Large scale printing technology was needed to print the map in one piece. As a result, the colors are vibrant, replicating the experience of viewing the original map in person.…

Jerusalem, Exterior.JPG
The facsimile is made up of four paperback fascicles, each with 25 plates. A fifth fascicle includes an introduction discussing the creation of the facsimile by the William Blake Trust. The process took over two years to complete with painstaking…

Book of Hours Isabella of Castile, 36v-37r.jpg
Within the deluxe facsimile the original image program is completely copied with 40 full-page miniatures, 10 half-page miniatures, and 24 calendar medallions. The facsimile replicates on the exterior the blue leatherette binding decorated with gold…

Book of hours of Doña Mencia De Mendoza, Open Box.jpg
The facsimile of the Book of Hours of Doña Mencía de Mendoza is a full-size color reproduction of the original manuscript. It is bound in brown leather with a gold rays emitting from a center heart. The facsimile is stored in a small red velvet…

Codex Seraphinius  View 1.JPG
The original or first edition of the Codex Seraphinianus was first released as a two-volume set, intended for mass production by the author Luigi Serafini and publisher Franco Maria Ricci. The 1993 facsimile reproduces the entirety of the original's…

Douce Apocalypse 44v-45r .jpg
This facsimile presents one of the most courtly and luxurious examples of Gothic manuscript illustration in medieval Apocalypse manuscripts, which became “best-sellers” in later Medieval England. Along with its modern binding, the facsimile…
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