The Luttrell Psalter: A Facsimile

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The Luttrell Psalter: A Facsimile

The Luttrell Psalter: A Facsimile

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a) Unless otherwise instructed in writing, all goods on the Auctioneer's premises and in his custody will be held insured against the risk of fire, burglary, water damage and accidental breakage or damage. Binding: blue cloth, red spine label tooled in gilt, red endpapers, cream paper dustjacket printed in colour with ill.

Scenes of farming, archaic medical treatments, music and dance, and even marital friction spill over the psalms and cover the margins of this celebrated book.The illustrations might even celebrate actual events, like the building of a watermill that Luttrell constructed at Bridgeford. of The Luttrell psalter has been reproduced from British Library Additional MS 42130 and printed at Cambridge University Press on Furioso paper from John Purcell Ltd. Various creatures populate the marginalia, including a blue deer with white spots and golden antlers and hooves standing on top of a curled tendril. Examples from pages of the work of artists one to four are given, but I found the argument difficult to follow.

She also misreads the scene at the windmill, describing the young man's sack as empty when it is quite clearly not so!

The Luttrell Psalter is exceptional for the inventiveness and number of its humorous and charming decorations. General readers will find [the book] interesting and understandable as the manuscript is so engaging and attractive. A member of our staff will bid on your behalf and attempt to purchase the lot as cheaply as is permitted by other bids or reserves. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

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