LOT 1332
SOLD €700,00

[Facsimile] Les Très Belles Heures de Jean de France, Duc de Berry

Par Fierens-Gevaert. Brussel, Oeuvre Nationale pour la Reproduction de Manuscrits a Miniatures de Belgique, 1924, 66, (3) p., 23 facsimile colour plates and 14 "Planches Documentaires", bound in contemporary blind-stamped leather with 2 clasps in 15th century style by CH. de Samblanx, original cover and incl. prospectus in binding, in cover box, 4to.

Facsimile edition of the original late 14th century manuscript, printed in 710 numbered and signed by president Jacques Willems copies, our copy is one of 207 copies printed by name and of those one of 165 copies in the name of the Membres de la Société des Bibliophiles et Iconophiles de Belgique, it is copy number 77 in the name of Maurice de Smet de Nayer, who had the book bound magnificently in old style.

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