Liber floridus

Liber floridus – Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft – Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. Lat. – Herzog August Bibliothek (Wolfenbüttel, Germany)

Belgium — ca. 1130

Liber floridus

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Description
Liber floridus

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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Book of Flowers
Size / Format
208 pages / 43.5 x 29.5 cm
Origin
Belgium
Date
ca. 1130
Style
Language
Script
Protogothic
Illustrations
52 pages of narrative cycles and illustrations; color initials all over
Content
Encyclopedic collection of texts from various sources with extensive series of images on celestial and world maps and on cosmology
Patron
Lambert of Saint-Omer

Available facsimile editions:
Liber floridus – Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft – Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. Lat. – Herzog August Bibliothek (Wolfenbüttel, Germany)
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft – Darmstadt, 2014
Limited Edition: 799 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Der "Liber floridus" in Wolfenbüttel : eine Prachthandschrift über Himmel und Erde

Publisher: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft – Darmstadt, 2014
Limited Edition: 799 copies
Binding: Linen Binding
Commentary: Commentary (embedded) by Christian Heitzmann and Patrizia Carmassi
Language: German
1 volume: This facsimile is not complete. Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding. The pages are reproduced on a larger black background. The facsimile contains both the reproduction of the pages of the original manuscript and the commentary.
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